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We're on Tour! http://smarturl.it/tpgtour Buy Sheet Music: http://smarturl.it/Sheet_Music New Album here: http://smarturl.it/NewAlbum Buy song here: http://smarturl.it/michaelmeetsmozart ________________________

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After our Taylor Swift Coldplay mash-up, lots of people wanted more song combos. This led us to the creation of a cool hip hop/classical mash-up, but again we could not get permission. Instead of scrapping the great ideas, we used them to create an original tune. You will hear influences and inspiration from other artists. Try and guess them.

On the recording, Steven Sharp Nelson laid down over 100 tracks including cello textures never known possible. Every single sound on the video was made using only the instruments shown: piano, cello, mouth percussion and kick drum. We utilized some cool effects on lots of stuff...for example the U2-style delay on Steve's pizzicato at the beginning.

The extra string on the electric cellos (the black cello has an extra high string and the white cello has an extra low string) allowed us to cover the full range of the orchestra. The deep bass drum sound is a bump on the body of the cello with a little help from some effects. The shaker sound was created by Steve rubbing rosin on his bow. The record scratch is Steve scratching a quarter on the strings...you get the idea.

Special SPECIAL thanks to Paul Anderson and Tel Stewart "The Piano Guys" who put as much of themselves into the video as we did and without whom the video would never have happened. (please "Like" them on facebook, they are awesome!!!) http://www.facebook.com/PianoGuys

Produced by Jon Schmidt Arrangement written by Jon Schmidt, Steven Sharp Nelson & Al van der Beek Co-produced by Chuck E. Meyers & Jake Bowen Piano recorded at Big Idea Studios by Jake Bowen Cello recorded at TPG Studios by Al van der Beek

The Piano Guys website: http://www.ThePianoGuys.com Facebook: http://www.Facebook.com/PianoGuys

Devin Graham: http://www.youtube.com/user/devinsupertramp Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Devin-Super-Tramp/165050690179330

This video was filmed at The Muse in Provo, Utah. http://musemusiccafe.com

Video Production Crew

Producer: Paul Anderson

Director & Director of Photography: Devin Graham

Editor & Special Effects: Tel Stewart

Behind the Scenes Video: Shaye Scott

Gaffer: David Thorpe

Piano Movers: Jeremy Crawford & Frank Nelson (They're the only guys I trust to move this piano)

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