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Blog archives for April, 2019


Archive for April, 2019

Friday, April 19th, 2019

“Love Me Tender” Elvis Presley’s hit was taken from the folk song “Aura Lee” note for note. Elvis Presley was filming “Love Me Tender” and needed to sing a first ever non rock ballad. The producer took the 95 year old melody “Aura Led:” and added words. This became the hit for Elvis “Love Me […]

Friday, April 19th, 2019

“Prince Igor” by Alexander Borodin became the music for “Kismet”. Enclosed medley includes “Baubles Bangles and Beads” “And This Is My Beloved” “Stranger In Paradise” STAN WIEST PIANO / LIBRARY PROGRAM “CLASSICAL MELODIES THAT BECAME POP HITS” CONTACT STAN WIEST PIANO / LIBRARY PROGRAMS for availability (631) 754-0594 email stan@stanwiest.com Stan has 6 different piano […]

Friday, April 19th, 2019

“Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No 2” became “Full Moon And Empty Arms” recorded by Frank Sinatra and Ray Noble and His Orchestra/ CONTACT STAN WIEST PIANO / LIBRARY PROGRAMS for availability (631) 754-0594 email stan@stanwiest.com Stan has 6 different piano / library programs available at the following website. http://www.stanwiest.com/stan-wiest-6… This performance was at the Jeanne Rimski […]

Friday, April 19th, 2019

“Fantasie Impromptu” by Chopin became “I’m Always Chasing Rainbows” sung by Judy Garland in the 1941 film ZIEGFIELD GIRL. STAN WIEST PIANO / LIBRARY PROGRAM “CLASSICAL MELODIES THAT BECAME POP HITS” CONTACT STAN WIEST PIANO / LIBRARY PROGRAMS for availability (631) 754-0594 email stan@stanwiest.com Stan has 6 different piano / library programs available at the […]

Friday, April 19th, 2019

“Minuet In G” by Bach was changed into “A Lover’s Concerto” recorded by The Toys. Minuet in G was in 3/4 time – changed to 4/4 time by The Toys. CONTACT STAN WIEST PIANO / LIBRARY PROGRAMS for availability (631) 754-0594 email stan@stanwiest.com Stan has 6 different piano / library programs available at the following […]

Friday, April 19th, 2019

“Reverie” by Claude Debussy becomes “My Reverie” recorded by Bing Crosby, Glen Miller, Eddy Duchin. CONTACT STAN WIEST PIANO PROGRAMS for availability (631) 754-0594 email stan@stanwiest.com Stan has 6 different piano / library programs available at the following website. http://www.stanwiest.com/stan-wiest-6… This performance was at the Jeanne Rimski Theater at The Landmark on Main Street Port […]

Friday, April 19th, 2019

“Air On A G String” by Bach was changed into “A Whiter Shade Of Pale” -hit song by Procul Harum CONTACT STAN WIEST PIANO / LIBRARY PROGRAMS for availability (631) 754-0594 email stan@stanwiest.com Stan has 6 different piano programs available at the following website. http://www.stanwiest.com/stan-wiest-6…. This performance was at the Jeanne Rimski Theater at The […]

Friday, April 19th, 2019

“O SOLE MIO” by Eduardo di Capua was turned into “It’s Now Or Never” for Elvis Presley. It was Elvis Presley’s biggest international hit single ever.CONTACT STAN WIEST PIANO / LIBRARY PROGRAMS for availability (631) 754-0594 email stan@stanwiest.com Stan has 6 different piano programs available at the following website. http://www.stanwiest.com/stan-wiest-6…. This performance was at the […]

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

“Can’t Help Falling In Love With You” by Elvis Presley was taken from “Plaisir d’amour” a French love song written in 1784 by Jean-Paul-Martini. Hugo Peretti and Luigi Creatore and George Weiss took the French love song and turned it into “Can’t Help Falling In Love With You” for Elvis Presley. This is part of […]

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK MEDLEY “THE MAN I LOVE” “THESE FOOLISH THINGS REMIND ME OF YOU” STAN WIEST PIANO APRIL 7 Stan Wiest performs music of the Great American Songbook at the Locust Valley Library April 7. “These Foolish Things Remind Me Of You” and “The Man I Love” Listen to more of Stan’s Great American […]