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Old 07-07-2017, 06:24 PM   #1631
muse s'amuse
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Muse and Classical Music Trivia

Chopin excerpts played by Matt Bellamy at selected concert gigs in France:

11 August 2001 at La Route du Rock festival at Fort de Saint-Père, Saint-Malo performing 'Sunburn' (with Étude Op. 25, No. 12 intro)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vvvb8z0v8bw

23 June 2007 at Parc des Princes in Paris performing 'Sunburn' (with Étude Op. 10, No. 1 intro)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDGO-XhpXtc

3 March 2016 at AccorHotels Arena in Paris performing 'United States of Eurasia' with 'Collateral Damage' outro (Nocturne Op. 9, No. 2 tease)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h14G0Uwc4vw

3 March 2016 at AccorHotels Arena in Paris performing 'Starlight' with instrumental 'Prelude' intro (Étude Op. 10, No. 3 melody)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AA9Z1ZCx4SE


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Muse have both performed at Versailles Palace (1763 and 2005, respectively) and at the Horse Guards Parade/St. James's Park/Buckingham House (now Buckingham Palace) area in London (1764 and 2013, respectively).

Other tour stops and concerts performed in European cities in nine countries by both Mozart and Muse took place in:

Salzburg (birthplace of Mozart)
Vienna
Paris
Dijon
Lyon
Lille
Munich
Frankfurt
Cologne
Leipzig
Berlin
Milan
Turin
Verona
Bologna
Florence
Rome
Naples
Rimini
Amsterdam
The Hague
Brussels
Antwerp
Ghent
Geneva
Zurich
Prague

One of the last performances [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oTJDS1dprLg]] of Mozart at age 9 before his family left England took place at 64 Brewer Street in the Soho area of central London in May 1765 at a location where The Crown pub now stands. Besides Mozart, other continental European composers who have performed and lived in London over the years include Handel, J.C. Bach, Haydn and Chopin.

'Hooked on Classics' [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=159sMOkEq5o] featuring a medley of 3 of Mozart's best known tunes along with those of several other composers including Tchaikovsky peaked at #2 on the UK Official Singles Chart in June 1981 and at #10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in early 1982.

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