Flight of the Bumble-bee (El vuelo del moscardón)

Rimsky-Korsakov Nikolai | Ariondo Nick

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4m 55s
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Flight of the Bumble-bee by N. Rimsky-Korsakov / N. Ariondo
Description on Youtube: Nick Ariondo, accordionist/composer/Double Grammy Award Winner, performs a solo encore -- his incomparable version Flight of the Bumble-bee Originally composed by celebrated Russian composer Nicolai Rimsky-Kosakov for his opera Tsar Saltan (1902), Flight of the bumble-bee has become a worldwide international favorite. This riveting and electrifying solo rendition by Ariondo showcases the accordion's dynamic range and technical mastery in a most innovative and compelling manner -- the L.A. Times calls Nick Ariondo the preeminent accordionist. Sponsored by the Hennings-Fischer Foundation/Olympia Philharmonic Society, Nick was honored to partake in this memorable concert tribute dedicated to the great violin master/pedagogue Noumi Fischer. Throughout his career, Ariondo has created a large reportoire of specialized arrangements & original compositions for his concert activities from instrumental, vocal, chamber and orchestral, encompassing musical styles form early baroque, classical, folk and gypsy -- to jazz, pop, modern contemporary and beyond.