Watch: 'The History of Classical Music' in Under 5 Minutes
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 01:21 PM
YouTuber Jon Cozart, who is behind the channel Paint, created an a cappella video following the (loose) trajectory of classical music, from Hildegard von Bingen to John Williams. He takes a few liberties with the timeline (curiously Beethoven comes before Mozart and Debussy follows George Gershwin), but what are a few historical details when the resulting arrangement mashes up Williams's Jurassic Park theme and Debussy's Clair de Lune so nicely?
Watch the video below:
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