Amazing YouTube Video Series #3: Vitas Soars In Opera #2

YouTube Amazing Music Video Series #3: Vitas Soars in Opera #2

Original YouTube Title:
Vitas_Opera #2 (俄文+中文字幕)

Original Date Posted on YouTube:
April 30, 2006

Original Poster’s Comments:
“The song’s name is Opera #2. Chinese and Russian sub. Vitas is amazing!!”

YouTube Number of Views of Video at the Time of Posting on MusTech.Net:
4,840,373

YouTube Snapshot of Video:

Vitas-Opera2

MusTech.Net Comment:

This video is from an old post on mustech.net listed over two years ago.  The old-series is being re-integrated into the newer “Amazing YouTube Video Series” at MusTech.net.

“You won’t believe a man can sing this high.  I know it’s possible, but Wow, to see this in reality is both Crazy and Unbelievable!   This incredible counter-tenor’s name is Vitalii (Vitas) Vladasovich Grachov and you can find more about him from Wikipedia by clicking here.

Misc. Information:
DVDs and Audio of Vitas, The Diamond Voice, may be purchased here:
http://vitasvitas.com

YouTube Video Embed:

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Joseph M. Pisano, Ph.D. is the creator of many education websites, a lecturer, clinician, trumpeter, and conductor. He is currently the Associate Chair of Music and Director of Bands in the Calderwood School of Arts at Grove City College in PA. He been named a TI:ME Teacher of the Year, received the JEN Jazz Educator Award and the PA Citation of Excellence. He is a past Vice President of the Technology Institute for Music Educators and the current Vice-President of the PA Intercollegiate Bandmasters Association. He also writes for DCI Magazine, Teaching Music Magazine, and is the Educational Editor for In-Tune Monthly Magazine; he has contributed hundreds of articles to various publications. Find out more at his website jpisano.com.
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