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Michael Jackson and Beethoven

You might be surprised at the similarities between the two musical geniuses Beethoven and Michael Jackson. I have previously spoken about Michael Jackson’s relationship to classical music and his use of various classical pieces, in concert, performance and release, including Carl Orff’s “O Fortuna”, Modest Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition”, Aaron Copland’s “Fanfare for the Common Man”, Maurice Duruflé’s “Pie Jesu” and Beethoven’s music more than once. We will take … Continue reading

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Michael Jackson and Beethoven

You might be surprised at the similarities between the two musical geniuses Beethoven and Michael Jackson. I have previously spoken about Michael Jackson’s relationship to classical music and his use of various classical pieces, in concert, performance and release, including Carl Orff’s “O Fortuna”, Modest Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition”, Aaron Copland’s “Fanfare for the Common Man”, Maurice Duruflé’s “Pie Jesu” and Beethoven’s music more than once. We will take … Continue reading

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Michael Jackson and Classical music

Michael Jackson often used classical music in his concerts and within his actual songs on his albums. His concerts were filled with various classical pieces that he used to whip the crowd into a frenzy and we are going to take a look at some of the pieces of music, the composers and where and when they were used, today. The most familiar and most promoted Michael Jackson classical piece … Continue reading

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Michael Jackson and John Travolta dance moves from Grease, Saturday night fever!

Tweet Michael Jackson borrowed many dance moves from John Travolta! Yes, it was reported in the seventies that John Travolta actually gave Michael some dance tips and you would be surprised at how many of Travolta’s dance steps inspired Michael and were basically lifted exactly and used in some of Michael Jackson’s most famous songs and videos! We will take a look at just two examples today and focus on … Continue reading

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Michael Jackson Dangerous Tour Bucharest Live concert/DVD

Tweet Every Michael Jackson fan is very familiar with MJ’s Dangerous Tour concert Live in Bucharest from 1992. The concert is the only Michael Jackson concert officially released on DVD and officially released to broadcast in full worldwide (excluding the History Tour in Korea) Michael Jackson performed his Dangerous Tour concert in Romania’s capital Bucharest on the 1st October 1992 at the Bucharest National Stadium. The concert was sold out … Continue reading

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