If Beethoven lived in 2017, the Moonlight Sonata would be this Deep House remix

15 August 2017, 09:56

Lord Vinheteiro - Moonlight Sonata (Beethoven)

Beethoven, but HOUSE style.

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By Maddy Shaw Roberts

Would the Moonlight Sonata sound like a Deep House track if Beethoven had composed it in 2017? We think so.

This guy – Vinheteiro on YouTube – has arranged a Deep House version of the first movement from Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata, and it’s like being transported to an underground nightclub in New York.

What was once a relaxing tune morphs into a heavy dance track that you could legitimately hear in any house DJ set. Even if deep house isn’t your thing, this is a very admirable revamp of a tune that is so loved: many wouldn’t dare touch it out of fear of the wrath of hardcore classical music fans.

*Prepares to feel wrath of hardcore classical music fans*

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However, if bass and soundwaves ARE your thing, you should watch the full-screen view of Vinheteiro’s DJ software to see all the different parts coming together. Cranking up the volume and hearing this remix in its full bass-y glory is definitely recommended. 

He’s also done a jazz and a waltz version of the Sonata, both of which are surprisingly jaunty.

Lord Vinheteiro - Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata (jazz and waltz)

The first movement of Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata, in the style of a jazz piece and a waltz.

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Big fan of your work, Vinheteiro. Follow him on YouTube and Facebook for more!

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