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Smooth Classics with Margherita Taylor 10pm - 1am
11 October 2019, 15:40
Some wine glasses, a few splashes of water, and a performance full of musical sorcery on the streets of Italy...
John Williams’ 'Hedwig’s Theme' from Harry Potter has been given a celestial performance on the streets of Venice.
A nimble-fingered busker performed the movie music favourite on glass harp, and it takes you to a sound-world that’s just about perfect.
Have a listen and see if you agree:
Here’s another incredible rendering of the Harry Potter main theme – this time as a Bach-style fugue written by Alexander Wollheim - it’s played here by Ben Horden, Sub-Organist & Assistant Director of Music of The Priory Church of St Bartholomew the Great.