Sunday, July 22, 2007

Pop Culture is Tomorrow's Classics

I'm betting that Harry Potter's saga will be become required reading in some curriculum hundreds of years from now--it already is the stuff of college courses and Ph.D. dissertations, so why not?

This little piece that I have here for your listening pleasure comes from Nintendo--some guy has arranged a classical interpetation of the theme from Legend of Zelda. I played the game when I was younger, but always preferred Super Mario Brothers. Nevertheless, I recognize what to me, was often hypnotic pieces of the game, but here, produced so beautifully.

Even if you are clueless about Zelda, I think you'll really enjoy this.

Of course, I had to include the beat-boxing flute:


PurpleP said...

If you played Super Mario Brothers as a kid...

You have a lot splainin' to do!

Bego said...

I said "younger." I played over the summer breaks on achi's hand held device.