Musical coincidences # 265

June 20, 2012

This one has been in my brain for years, and I’ve only just remembered to let it out.

Here’s Christie with a bit of “Yellow River“:

Christie – “Yellow River (1970) (excerpt)

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And here’s one of the tunes melodies* in composer Albert Ketelbey‘s “In a Persian Market”:

Albert Ketelbey (1975-1959) – “In a Persian Market” (excerpt)
(Slovak Philharmonic Male Chorus, Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Adrian Leaper)

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Here are the full versions:

Christie – “Yellow River (1970)

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Albert Ketelbey (1975-1959) – “In a Persian Market”
(Slovak Philharmonic Male Chorus, Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Adrian Leaper)

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(*With classical music, it probably sounds fancier to say “melodies” instead of “tunes”.)

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