Darth Vader’s Theme in the Style of Beethoven

Richard Grayson, an Amer­i­can com­pos­er and pianist, has a knack for impro­vis­ing on the piano. Ask him to play Darth Vader’s theme from Star Wars in the style of Beethoven, and he has it cov­ered. (Watch above.) The same goes for The Mup­pets’ Theme in the style of a Bach fugue; “Sin­gin’ in the Rain” in the style of Wag­n­er, or Wag­n­er’s “Ride of the Valkyries” in the style of a Tan­go. You will find 70+ impro­vi­sa­tions on Grayson’s YouTube Chan­nel. Find it here.

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  • Drew says:

    This is incred­i­ble. Watch his oth­er videos!

    P.S. — This an incred­i­ble web­site, on so many lev­els. I was intro­duced to the site only today, and am so tak­en aback by the sheer num­ber of resources and learn­ing materials/subjects — there goes my free time!

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