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Celtic Music for Harp, Flutes, Oboe, Violin and Orchestra

Two beautiful Celtic pieces for Harp, Flutes, Oboe, Violin and Orchestra: it is played in Kazan (the capital and largest city of the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia). Natalia Antonova (harp), Venera Porfirieva (flutes), Eugene Sidorov (oboe), Lilya Akhmetova (violin). Conductor: Anna Gulishambarova. Just close your eyes and listen…
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Classical Guitar Recital by Narciso Yepes (1979)

The legendary Spanish classical guitarist Narciso Yepes (14 November 1927 – 3 May 1997) performs an 80 minute solo recital, plus 25 minutes of encores, on the ten-string guitar of his own conception, at the Teatro Real de Madrid, in 1979.
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Angel City Chorale sings “Baba Yetu”

“Baba Yetu” is the hit theme to Civilization IV PC game, composed by Christopher Tin and featured on the Grammy-winning album ‘Calling All Dawns’. It is the first video game piece to ever win a Grammy award, for “Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)”. It is originally performed by the Grammy-winning Soweto Gospel Choir with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (you can also watch the original video below the page).
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Vivaldi’s “Spring”, with human voices

The vocal quintet “Carmel A-Cappella” sings the first movement of Antonio Vivaldi’s “Spring” from the “Four Seasons”.

“Carmel A-Cappella” is a vocal quintet containing five female singers ensemble from Haifa, Israel, who specializes in unaccompanied polyphonic music (a-cappella). The musical director and arranger of the quintet is the musician Mrs. Shula Erez. Singers: Maya Goldsmith, Limor Yanovich, Inbar Hefter, Moran Shalev, Keren Jalon.
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