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Moonlight Sonata

Watch 1940s Harp Guitar, Brin Addison Perform Beethoven's 'Moonlight Sonata'

Watch Brin Addison Perform Beethoven's 'Moonlight Sonata' on 1940s Harp Guitar >>

If you've never seen a contraguitar--more specifically a 1940s Hubert Heerbeck harp guitar--then prepare to be bewildered. In a video posted to YouTube in June, guitarist Brin Addison performs Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata on the epic instrument.

Beethoven’s 'Moonlight Sonata' No. 14, Op. 27...the Kobe Bryant, NBA 2013 Version >>

Kobe Bryant, superstar basketball player, apparently likes to relax with a bit of Beethoven--played, at least sometimes, by himself. He's even appeared in a Lenovo commercial tinkling the ivories in music by the composer, although, strangely, when Classicalite went to YouTube to grab the vid to share with you, it had been taking down pending a copyright-related complaint.

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