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Pierre Holstein
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Fiddlerman
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September 10, 2011 - 2:10 pm
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Giacomo Puccini's Crisantemi on Swedish TV, SVT2 years ago

Was going through some old videos that were digitalized for us before moving to Florida and came across a few interesting videos that I had forgotten about.

This came from a TV show where the contestants had to guess what was being played and give information about the composer and when the piece was written. The show was called, "Kontrapunkt"

Giacomo Puccini's Crisantemi Quartet

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Fiddlerman
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September 10, 2011 - 2:36 pm
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Here is another one done on the same show but just for entertainment not for guessing. Pink Panther arranged by Björn Helander and played on SVT2 for "Kontrapunkt"

Henry Mancini's Pink Panther

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Love the Pink Panther!

 

Didn't know you wore glasses, did you have surgery or do you wear contacts now?

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September 10, 2011 - 3:09 pm
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I didn't really need them that much but would wear them while driving and sometimes playing with small distant notesembarassed

Once I started using contacts like 10-15 years ago I never stopped. Put them in when waking up and take them out before hitting the hay sack. I considered doing the surgery but didn't think the guarantee was good enough. My brother did it and has perfect vision. He says it was one of the best decisions he ever took.

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I wore contacts for a while, but working construction there is a ton of dust sometimes. Very uncomfortable. I also have to wear safety glasses anyway. I considered the surgery, but I am of the same mind as you. Really leery of someone shooting lasers into my eyes. And what about aging, do they need to be done again and again?

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I love the pink panther, too! Remind me of my brother and the pink panther tv show:)

FM, you are a true performer!

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Good stuff Fiddlerman! Don't know if I could critique anything on your progress. 1st-place

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Fiddlerman
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September 10, 2011 - 8:23 pm
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Don't worry MGN, I have plenty of criticism for my own stuff. Especially from back then.

rofl My glasses and my hair for one.

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You have a great appearance even back then you did. You always look full of energy and happy with what you are doing.

Maybe it's just all that fancy coffee that you like to drink? coffee1

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Fiddlerman said:

 

rofl My glasses and my hair for one.

Has anyone told you that you looked like Jerry Seinfeld? cool

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nice.  the date in the title for the puccinni is 1890....if thats when it was recorded.....you look great for your age! wink

 

you have fun doin the "chu chu chusshhhh" with the finger snapping? :P

 

(random -->) fiddlerman, do you speak swedish?

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Fiddlerman
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Seriously, they tell me that I look like Mel Gibson all the time. I am not joking.

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gStretch said:

 (random -->) fiddlerman, do you speak swedish?

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We thought that that was real fun to do. Eventually we added lot's of that kind of stuff. I'll see if I can find the Smoke on the Water that we did on TV once and post it.

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Haha.. Not in this one. Here you look like Jerry Seinfeld. Right?

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It's that smirky Mel Gibson smile, I see it;-)

 

Update: Just saw DIY's post of Pierre...Now he looks like Jerry S. there ;-)

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never thought about you looking like mel gibson...meh, a little :P

hahha yeah jerry seinfeld in that one :P

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Yep, I thought you looked like Seinfeld too during the Chaconne performance.

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Fiddlerman
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Maybe, but for the past 10 years or so I hear that I look like Mel Gibson. I hear it so often that I dressed up as him for a party and won out of over 100 contestants.

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I think he looks a lot more like Peter Stormare.

 

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One wonders if the damage would have been as severe had the chicken not been tied to the barrel.

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That was a joke. I was wearing my wives reading glasses and making a face. Where did you find that picture. Is that on Facebook?

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