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Classical Music Mashup: 57 classical tunes from 33 composers

From Mozart’s Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, to Saint-Saens’ Le cygne from Le carnaval des animaux, to Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, to Beethoven’ Für Elise, to Spring from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, to Pachelbel’s Canon, to Mozart’s Ah! vous dirai-je, maman — which you might also recognize as Twinkle Twinkle Little Star — and many more, this Classical Music Mashup layers 57 famous classical tunes from 33 composers in six minutes. Music and video by Grant Woolard.

How many can you identify before checking this crowd-sourced song list?

Next, enjoy one of our absolute favorite mashups: Nina Simone performs Love Me Or Leave Me mixed with Johann Sebastian Bach’s Fugue in C Major. Plus, as always: How playing an instrument benefits your brain.

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