Debussy “Clair de Lune” on Piano for 80 Year Old Elephant

This is just gorgeous. One of the most beautiful pieces of music written, played wonderfully to an elderly elephant.

Debussy “Clair de Lune” for a gentle female elephant called Ampan. Ampan is 80 years old and lives with us as Elephants World in Thailand. She is blind in one eye and can barely see with the other. 80 years old is very old indeed for an elephant, it’s about 10 years past the natural life span of an elephant in the wild.

Update:
Oh he has an entire channel where he plays classical music for elephants.

Beethoven for a blind elephant.
Bach for a different blind elephant.

More at the link above.

Microwave Guitar

Por una Cabeza

The song used in movies during just about any tango scene is about gambling:

“Por una Cabeza” is a tango song with music and lyrics written in 1935 by Carlos Gardel and Alfredo Le Pera respectively.[1]

The name is a Spanish horse-racing phrase meaning “by a head”, which refers to a horse winning a race by the length of one head. The lyrics speak of a compulsive horse-track gambler who compares his addiction for horses with his attraction to women.

Alfredo Le Pera was a Brazilian from São Paulo, a much Italian-influenced area in Brazil. Le Pera and Gardel died in an airplane crash in Medellín, (Colombia), on June 24, 1935.