You Tube Links 2014

Interesting Youtube Links 

The Sound of  Music

Flashmob,  Central Station, Antwerp.

“The Hills are Alive” – opening scene


The Lonely Goatherd – with Lyrics

Smile  – by Charlie Chaplin

Michael Jackson’s cover  of Smile – with Chaplin video

Glee cover of Smile

Nat King Cole cover of Smile

Colonel Bogey

Army musicians flashmob

Bridge over the River Kwai  March by Malcolm Arnold

(with Colonel Bogey countermelody)

The ‘Colonel Bogey’ clip from the film Bridge over the River Kwai

When you wish upon a star

When you wish upon a star  (opening titles from the 1940 film – Pinocchio)

When you wish upon a star (with lyrics)

Mozart Clarinet Concerto

‘Flying Over Africa’ – from the film Out of Africa.

Clarinet Concerto – Mozart –with stills of beautiful African landscape

Julian Bliss plays the complete Mozart Clarinet Concerto at the BBC Proms

The Force of Destiny Overture  – Giuseppe Verdi

Riccardo Muti and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (very good close-ups shots of the instruments)

Toscanini Conducts – 1944

New Years Concert In St Petersbourg (Valery Gergiev Mariinsky Theater 2006)

Theme as used in ‘Jean de Florette’

(played on harmonica – arr. by Jean-Claude Petit)

Trailer (in English) from the French Film Jean de Florette

(music inspired by The Force of Destiny)

Excerpt (in French) from the Film Jean de Florette (music inspired by The Force of Destiny)

 Star Wars

Star Wars IV  – Final Scene in the Throne Room.

(Try it with and without the music!)

Star Wars Original Trilogy


Sissel sings the Introduction

Nearer my God to Thee

Schindler’s List

Itzhak Perlman plays music from the film

General Links for Instruments of the  Orchestra

Additional Youtube Links for Post-Primary

The Lonely Goatherd in the style of Bach

Gwen Stefani – Wind it up (samples The Lonely Goatherd)

Written with Pharell Williams for a fashion show launching her own label. The Sound of Music was her favourite film …

40th Year Re-union on ABC Television (USA) of The Sound of Music cast.

Channel 4 News on the death of the last  member of the real Von Trapp Family

The original Von Trapp family settled in America, where they still run an Alpine-style Lodge in Vermont.

Actor Dudley Moore improvises on Colonel Bogey – a la Beethoven