This ragtime version of Beethoven's Ode to Joy is sublimely cheery

25 May 2017, 16:05

By Amy MacKenzie

Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 - the toe-tapping version.

The exceptionally talented Jonny May has arranged 'Ode to Joy' from Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 into a lively piano solo.

The Southern Californian pianist is no stranger to putting on exceptional performances. Specialising in many styles of piano playing, Jonny was the youngest pianist to ever perform at Disneyland, entertaining thousands of guests with his arrangements of American classics and Disney songs. To add further magic to his showreel, he has also played piano for Comedy Central and Universal Studios. 

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If you enjoyed this Beethoven cover, check out this Beethoven symphony turned into an extraordinary Cuban rumba!