Eine Kleine Nichtmusik

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Friday, November 04, 2011

Any resemblance is purely intentional

I play in an orchestra called the Edinburgh Light Orchestra, which does what it say on the tin: plays light orchestral music (show tunes, Eric Coates, Robert Farnon, Henry Mancini, etc).

We're currently rehearsing for a concert on Saturday, and one of the pieces we're doing is Glenn Miller's In the Mood. Every time we play it I am reminded of the old Ray Stevens version which I heard as a student back in the 1970s. here it is with a rather good video:

We're also doing some songs, one of which is Jerome Kern's Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man Of Mine. And that too reminds me of a parody:


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