Music, YouTube

YouTube | Ed Sheeran – I See Fire (Music Video)

Everyone who has seen the filmtrilogy 'The Hobbit' and particularly the sequel 'The Desolation of Smaug', has heard this song. It is sung by Ed Sheeran. Today I stumbled upon a nice fan video made for the song, but first the original music video. So this blog post contains two lovely video's to listen to… Continue reading YouTube | Ed Sheeran – I See Fire (Music Video)

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YouTube | The Choir of Man – Some Nights

The Discovery During my holiday last week in Edinburgh, Scotland, I discovered a poster about 'The Choir of Man'. They perform several nights in the theatre during the 'Edinburgh Fringe Festival'. They have covered the song "Some Nights" which is originally sung by 'Fun' and is already a couple of years old. But this video… Continue reading YouTube | The Choir of Man – Some Nights

Culture, Music, YouTube

YouTube | Joy Dunlop – Ma phòsas mi, cha ghabh mi tè mhòr – Horo Gheallaidh, BBC Alba

Music I stumbled upon while I am writing my blog post about my day today in Edinburgh and I like to share this with you meanwhile. Joy Dunlop sings the Gaelic song 'Ma phòsas mi, cha ghabh mi tè mhòr - Horo Gheallaidh, BBC Alba'. Can you guess what it means? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rp9Wpj5zYSw YouTube Description "Published on… Continue reading YouTube | Joy Dunlop – Ma phòsas mi, cha ghabh mi tè mhòr – Horo Gheallaidh, BBC Alba

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Quote | Plato

Quote of the day on a Sunday   Quote: "Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue." - Plato  Greetings by Sophie

Blog, Events

April 2017 | Life of an IT student

Time flies when you are... ... busy ... having fun ... living life ... studying hard ... working on your career ... improving and expanding knowledge ... being active and sporting ... and take some rest now and then of course -- 'April 4th, 2017, written by Sophie van den Akker' Life of an IT… Continue reading April 2017 | Life of an IT student

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YouTube | Lindsey Stirling – Beauty and The Beast

Today I discovered this beautiful music video on YouTube from Lindsey Stirling. The new film of Beauty and The Beast with Emma Watson as Belle and Dan Stevens as The Beast, had its première the 23rd of February in London. It will be further released in cinemas on March 16, 2017 (Eastern Europe), March 17,… Continue reading YouTube | Lindsey Stirling – Beauty and The Beast

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Alex G and Peter Hollens | Disney Medley

Yesterday I came across this nice Disney medley sung by Alex G and Peter Hollens https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GDEFuG30FYg&feature=share YouTube Description: Disney Medley - Alex G & Peter Hollens | 9,868,235 views | 172K likes  Alex G Published on 22 Oct 2013 | SUBSCRIBED 1M BE A PART OF THE PATREON FAMILY | http://www.patreon.com/AlexG SHARE YOUR STORY EP |… Continue reading Alex G and Peter Hollens | Disney Medley

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London Grammar – Rooting For You

A bit of history of London Grammar With the new year, London Grammar, a music trio formed by Hannah Reid, Daniel Rothman and Dominic (Dot) Major. Their debut was back in february 2013 with the EP 'Metal & Dust'. They released their album 'If You Wait' in September 2013 and two music videos were released in… Continue reading London Grammar – Rooting For You

Lists, Music

The Radio 2 Top 2000 2016 | Dutch edition – Top 3

The Radio 2 Top 2000 The yearly Radio 2 Top 2000 list is a famous music list that changes every year and adds some new songs but also keep some good old oldies. People can vote for a few weeks on 20 listed songs of the past couple of years and have also 15 totally… Continue reading The Radio 2 Top 2000 2016 | Dutch edition – Top 3

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Nat King Cole – Autumn Leaves

When I was cycling home today, suddenly the leaves were falling of the trees. Autumn has really started. Orange beautiful autumn leaves. And when I was cycling through that rain of orange autumn leaves, this song was in my mind. A song I learned as a child in a summer choir. Sung by one person… Continue reading Nat King Cole – Autumn Leaves