Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Comic Relief for Paganini

Most people probably don't need comic relief from listening to Paganini compositions now and then however I know that our family would have appreciated this video a couple of years ago when Oldest Daughter was playing this concerto hours a day and into the night. Paganini's infamous works for violin are what I refer to as "hyper violin" and they are anything but soothing and relaxing. Though I enjoy listening to Oldest daughter play a Paganini caprice now and then--how fast those fingers move!-- I can say that this 'artist's' rendition of Paganini mirrored my inner emotions a couple of years ago as I listened to Oldest daughter play this over, and over, and over, and...


3 comments:

MagistraCarminae said...

This is hilarious, M- Thanks for posting it!!

Tor Hershman said...

Paganini, t'weren't he like the Marlyn Manson of olden fiddlers?

Ohhh, Moi just did a "Quotidian" blog search and that's how I got here.

Stay on groovin' safari,
Tor

Bonnie Jacobs said...

Thank you for sharing this video. It's priceless! I embedded it in my blog and am sending my readers here to get your take on hearing the piece over and over and over and ....

http://bonniesbooks.blogspot.com/2008/03/concerto-for-faces-in-d-major.html