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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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Beat it – The Dangerous Tour Rehearsals – Michael Jackson

“Beat it – The Dangerous Tour Rehearsals 1992” Michael Jackson Beat It – Dangerous Tour Rehearsal (YouTube) Interesting Michael Jackson rehearsal points from “Beat it”… 1) Michael recreated the bass sounds with his voice whilst the band found the correct bass on the keyboard. Michael performed a lot of vocal effects with his mouth, during this rehearsal. 2) Michael’s vocal was brilliant and almost better than on the actual Dangerous … Continue reading

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Working Day and Night – The Dangerous Tour Rehearsals – Michael Jackson

“Working Day and Night – The Dangerous Tour Rehearsals 1992” Today, we’ll be looking at one of the most energetic songs on the “Dangerous Tour” and the rehearsal for “Working Day and Night”. We are very fortunate that we not only have the main rehearsal footage but we have an additional version and in addition to that, the actual show footage rehearsal from the last part of the 1992 world … Continue reading

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Billie Jean – The Dangerous Tour Rehearsals – Michael Jackson

“Michael Jackson rehearses Billie Jean for his 1992 Dangerous World Tour” Michael Jackson rehearsed a new version of “Billie Jean” for his Dangerous tour, with an extended introduction and a different presentation. During the rehearsal, presentation is a hot topic for Michael, and we are privy to his discussions and concerns about staging. He had already said that he could never change the dance because the fans wouldn’t allow it, … Continue reading

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Thriller – The Dangerous Tour Rehearsals – Michael Jackson

“Michael Jackson rehearsing Thriller for his Dangerous World Tour” Today we’re going to take a closer look at footage of Michael Jackson rehearsing one of his most famous songs, “Thriller“, for his Dangerous World Tour. “Thriller” was always a major part of Michael’s shows as it really gives an opportunity for great staging, props and costumes. A chance to transform the stage. Michael really did this on the Dangerous Tour … Continue reading

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