E D I T O R'S C H O I C E S
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Maurice Ravel "Bolero" (choreography by Maurice Béjart) performed by dancer Maya Plisetskaya
My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius, Commander of the Armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions, loyal servant to the true emperor, Marcus Aurelius. Father to a murdered son, husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.
What language is this song? Actually, it is not a real language, it was made up by the composer of the main tune, Lisa Gerrard. It was adapted by Hans Zimmer, the genius behind the background music of hollywood's many great movies---see next video.
Hans Zimmer's best movie themes
1.Batman Begins 2.Thin Red Line 3.Lion King 4.Pearl Harbor 5.The Rock 6.Pirates of the Caribbean 7.Prince of Egypt 8.Rain Man 9.Black Hawk Down 10.Sherlock Holmes 11.Gladiator 12.Inception
Boy, Jerries know their tunes, don't they? Look at this:
Bach, Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms, Josef Strauss, Johann Strauss,...
and now comes Hans (he uses the entire symphony orchestra for his "sound effects".)
Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker Suite, Op 71a
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D major op.35, Violin: Junco Fucado