Friday, 15 November 2013

You light up my world like nobody else

Thank heavens for the BBC!

Only our own august broadcaster could have pulled together the resources and the innovation to come up with a remix of One Direction's What Makes You Beautiful with Giuseppe Verdi's The Anvil Chorus..!

This recording by the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra with singers Robin Tritschler, Jonathan McGovern, Benjamin Appl, Tim Mead and Nick Pritchard is (of course) all in aid of char-i-dee - it, and the "rival" remix of Wings by girl-band Little Mix with Wagner’s 'Ride of the Valkyries (not only is this being promoted as a boy-band vs girl-band contest, but also a way to highlight the bicentenary of both composers) - is in aid of this year's Children in Need appeal.

And here it is!

[Apologies to our readers "across the pond" if this video is not available outside the UK.]

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