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Classical CDs Weekly: The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Thelonious Monk | reviews, news & interviews

Classical CDs Weekly: The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Thelonious Monk

Classical CDs Weekly: The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Thelonious Monk

The songs do not remain the same: classical reinterpretations

Emanuele Arciuli - paying tribute to Thelonious Monk

We go out of this column's comfort zone for this week’s releases which include orchestrated versions of songs by the Fab Four, and an Italian pianist’s imaginative response to jazz god Thelonious Monk. And there’s also some Led Zeppelin played by a string quartet.

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Sorry guys- but how does any of this come under the heading of classical music? Just because the Beatles are played by an orchestra doesn't make them Beethoven! Were there really no proper classical releases worth reviewing?? What a waste of time.

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