The Book Thief by John Williams

Here I am playing a theme from John Williams‘ latest score for The Book Thief (2013) when, and you’re not going to believe this, a real book thief breaks into my apartment and steals all my books. It was my own fault. I should have played something else.

Prelude in C (A Divine Duet for Two Pleasant Peters)

We’re Bach! Finally, a free evening to devote to my music career:

The Blue & The Grey (A Duet for Two Peters)

This mournful piece from John Williams’ score for Lincoln (2012) sounds better sans guitar. Unfortunately, something went wrong with the recording as the guitar should sound much, much, much, and much nicer. One day, I’ll revisit this piece and improve the performance, sound, and colour (more blues and greys). Until then, you will have to make do with this:

Toreador Song from Carmen (A Terrific Trio for Three Peters)

This took me months to learn on piano, and as usual I messed it up a little with the camera on. Still, it was a fun piece to play, and I enjoyed every moment I spent practicing it. Thanks Bizet!

In the Room of the Music Kings (A Trio for Three Regal Peters)

Edvard Grieg is on today’s musical menu:

Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake (A Duet for Two Peter Ilyich Daleys)

Finally, here is my much-requested performance of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake with my new acoustic guitar which I’m really glad I bought. While I love my Steve Vai Ibanez Jem, there’s something natural and pure about the sound of an acoustic guitar even when the sound is run through an amp with some special effects added:

Legends Of The Fall (A Dusty Duet for Two Peters)

Just a little piano and guitar practice with one of my favorite James Horner melodies. Unfortunately, I don’t think I’ll get around to a less bad version. Not that I didn’t enjoy playing it; it’s just 3 months of my life playing the one tune, however beautiful and well crafted, is enough:

 

Theme from Gene (A Duet for Two Peters Wearing Jeans)

My last music video (and greatest to date) filmed in my big luxurious Daegu apartment is Joe Hisaishi’s expertly crafted theme for an NHK documentary about genes aptly called Gene. Goodbye big Daegu apartment. Seoul, here I come!