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Dec 05, 2013 02:09 PM EST | James Inverne

Classicalite's Five Best: More Musicians on 'Sesame Street'

Yo-Yo, meet Elmo. (Photo : Creative Commons)

So, apparently lots of you enjoyed our Five Best: Musicians on Sesame Street.

Five doesn't really do that great show justice, and besides, Classicalite staff have been besieged with indignant readers asking, "What about the one with...?"

Here, then, are five more.

Samuel Ramey, "I Love the Letter L"

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It is, after all, and this is extremely understandable, the letter that lets him sing "low, low, low, low." We've all felt that way.

Evelyn Glennie and Oscar's band

It takes some hardcore auditioning, but the percussionist makes the cut by playing, err, grouchily.

Marilyn Horne

What Amneris would sing if she was obsessed with cookies (and the letter C).

Lang Lang's turn

Amazing what impresses Oscar, but check out the pianist's dressing for the occasion! And a fun parody of contempo music at the end...

Yo-Yo Ma 

It's hard to resist the great cellist's interpretation of the quartet for two honkers, dinger and cello by Beethoven ("Murray Beethoven, the famous honker").

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