The Pilgrims’ Chorus

So a long and difficult week ends, with quite a few beers in the Poet’s Corner and me about to collapse into bed. I think this is a good time to wheel out something you hopefully find quite amusing, i.e. a Harlem Stride piano version, by Don Lambert, of the Pilgrims’ Chorus from the Opera Tannhauser by Richard Wagner. I think I can safely say that if Wagner was alive today he’d be turning in his grave to hear such a frontal assault on his music, but I think it’s a blast…

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3 Responses to “The Pilgrims’ Chorus”

  1. Bryn Jones Says:

    Very Good.

    And this is Gabriel Faur&eacute’s tribute to Wagner with his tongue in his cheek.

  2. Thank you for the hint to this wonderful version! I personally prefer this version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ike7dV5wPRs

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