Someone has turned the Game of Thrones music into an epic Rachmaninov rhapsody

6 October 2017, 10:36 | Updated: 6 October 2017, 10:43

By Lizzie Davis

One pianist (and GoT fan) has rearranged the series’ iconic music in the style of Brahms, Rachmaninov – and as a waltz.

Pianist Edoardo Brotto was inspired by the phenomenon that is Game of Thrones to create not only a fantasy on the theme tune, but an improvisation on the theme in the style of Sergei Rachmaninov.

The music for the series is originally by Ramin Djawadi, but in this video Edoardo imagines how the music might have sounded if first Brahms and then Rachmaninov had written it.

And it closes with a darkly lush waltz. Sit back and enjoy… 

Here’s the full video


Edoardo has a whole YouTube channel of virtuosic, original music. Here’s another one of his videos – an original improvisation in the style of Rachmaninov: