Sunday, 8 February 2015

BASSically performs Koji Kondo's Super Mario Bros (1985) Overworld/ Main Theme

BASSically, a double bass ensemble based in Singapore, performs Koji Kondo's Super Mario Bros (1985) Overworld/ Main Theme, arranged by Thomas Yao.
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Koji Kondo (b. 13 Aug 1960) is a living Japanese composer and musician best known for his scores for various video games produced by Nintendo Co. Ltd. His compositions show at least three major influences, namely Latin, jazz and classical music. His works are also highly influenced by Eastern Asian music which is predominantly melody-based with little supporting harmony.

 The “Overworld Theme” from the Nintendo Entertainment System game, “Super Mario Bros”, is commonly regarded as the main theme for the game. The melody of this theme is catchy. Even when it is looped over long periods of time, it remains enjoyable to listen to. More than two decades after its initial release, this iconic theme song continues to serve as the unforgettable accompaniment to one of the most important video games in history.


The Soldier's Tale

The Solder's Tale
13 Feb 2015 (Fri)
7.00 p.m.
Conservatory Orchestra Hall
Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, NUS
Free admission.

Double bass player, Brandon Wong, and his other schoolmates from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music will be presenting a performance of Stravinsky's The Solder's Tale.

The Solder's Tale is set across a bouquet of multi-disciplinary art forms including music, dance, drama, fashion and the visual arts. Experience the collaborative artistry of the students from the Conservatory on the score's 100th anniversary.

Saturday, 7 February 2015

Senior Recital on 22 Apr 2015

Senior Recital: Double Bass
22 Apr 2015 (Wed)
7.00 p.m.
Conservatory Concert Hall
Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, NUS
Free admission

Yearning to listen to double bass recital in April? This April, visit the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music on 22 Apr 2015 to support Kim Kyunghyun in her graduating recital. Best wishes.