Thursday, March 11, 2010

ROCKING THE CLASSICS: VIVALDI

Posted By on Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 10:43 AM

It was a week ago that Google marked Vivaldi's birthday with a seasonally colored, violin-enhanced version of their logo, and although I'm a week late with marking the same birthday, I just came across this:

I have to say I've heard a multitude of violinists play this with more fluency and fury, but of all the efforts I've heard to 'rock' or 'swing' the classics, this is among the most successful. Distorted guitar shredding just seems to fit this movement so well.

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