The Piano Guys Combines Michael Jackson With Bach

Sources: Classic FM –  By Kyle Macdonald| All Things Michael

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1770s meets the 1970s? Johann Sebastian Bach meets The Jackson 5? ‘I Want You Bach’, the new video from The Piano Guys, is the ultimate disco/sonata/viola da gamba/harpsichord smash.

How on earth does this work?

Well, take a harpsichord and a cello (or gamba, we’re not fussy):

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Add all the wigs and powder from a Blackadder episode:

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Add a bit of the greatest composer the world has ever known:

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And finally a cracking Motown hit:

The coming together of arguably two of the greatest geniuses the world has ever known – the great Baroque composer and virtuoso JS Bach, and the king of pop, Michael Jackson. Both masters of kicking basslines and catchy melodies. It’s a match made in music geek heaven.

Enjoy the full-flared, afro-ed, regal Baroque experience here:

The Utah duo are proving to be one of the music’s biggest viral stars, to date clocking up well over half a billion YouTube views with their blend classical and pop juxtapositions.

Fancy a bit of the original?

It’s basically the same minus the harpsichords and silly wigs…

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