The Swan from Carnival of the Animals by Camille Saint-Saëns.
Turn up the sound, tune out all of that trivial bullshit you were fretting about, and just fuckin' listen.
Link to original video: https://youtu.be/iSmxBNFnvkM
The pianist says 'Bak-jo', which means 'Swan' in Korean. (From the comments section, my Korean isn't up to speed.)
When a thing is funny, search it carefully for a hidden truth. - George Bernard Shaw
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Although I lived in S.Korea for 6 years (on business) and learned the language, I didn't quite catch the pianist's comment first time around. Caught it on the second listen.
Thanks for posting.
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Loved it, Jim.
"Where'd that come from?" asks Mrs. Till, violinist
"Oh where all you knuckle-draggers go to get your fix of highbrow music?"
Actually I made that last part up. We did enjoy a good laugh.
BTW Jim, in searching for your previous classical interludes, I did finally find the one of Glenn Gould playing with Bernstein. Thanks for the 'tip of the hat'.
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I always listen to these. Another great one.
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