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Ne-Yo - Closer Prelude. This is the short and simplified sample of the original variation Closer Prelude, based on Closer ( Grammy Awards winner Ne-Yo, from his new CD The Year of the Gentleman ( Def Jam, Universal Records). Ne-Yo 's song was featured on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Dancing With the stars ( DWTS ) BET , American Music Awards (AMA) and So You Think You Can Dance on Fox Television. Among his other songs: Roll With Me , My Diamond , Miss Independent (ft Keri Hilson) So You Can Cry Take a Bow , Single ( New Kids on the Block featuring Ne-Yo) Breaking Up , She Got Her Own ( Jamie Foxx ) Because of You , So Sick. He Worked with Rihanna, Beyonce ( If I were a Boy ) Jay Z, Mario Valquez, Paula DeAnda; wrote songs for Whitney Houston, Celine Dion, Enrique Iglesias ; will work with Usher, Chris Brown, Leona Lewis , Will.i.am. Linsey Lohan, Ciara, Jennifer Hudson ( Spotlight ) and others. Ne-Yo appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late Show with Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Tyra Banks Show, All My Children and others. He also appeared at the BET Awards along with Usher, Alicia Keys, Chris Brown, Kanye West ( Heartless , Love Lockdown ) Lil Wayne, Nelly and Rihanna.
Closer Prelude is a part of a NEW CONCEPT:
"Immortalizing" selected songs (hip-hop, R&B, pop, alternative, rock, dance), presenting them in classical forms of music. This concept was created in appreciation of contemporary artists' music. Among the songs are Viva La Vida Rhapsody ( Coldplay ) With You / Kiss Kiss Overture ( Chris Brown, T-Pain) 4 Minutes Concerto ( Madonna, Justin Timberlake, Timbaland), No One Concerto ( Alicia Keys), What goes Around Rhapsody, My Love Concerto ( Justin Timberlake, TI, Timbaland), Apologize ( Timbaland, One Republic), Sweet Escape Suite ( Gwen Stefani, Akon), Umbrella ( Rihanna, Jay-Z, Chris Brown), What I've Done (Linkin Park, ft. in Steven Spielberg 's "The Transformers"), Makes Me Wonder ( Maroon 5), What I Are ( Timbaland, Keri Hilson), Big Girls Don't Cry ( Fergie), How Far We've Come ( Matchbox 20), Runaway Love (Ludacris, Mary J. Blige, Keri Hilson), I'll Be Missing You / Fielf of Gold ( Sting , P. Diddy ) Gimme More Sonata ( Britney Spears ) and others.
This version is not intended to sound like a copy of the original song. The music might be A MIXTURE OF GENRES, WITH INTENTIONAL CONSTANT CHANGES IN TEMPO AND RHYTHM (personal interpretation).
This original concept is presented, arranged and performed b Marrina.
Award-winning concert pianist/composer/conductor Marrina has performed in concerts since she was 8 years old. Her styles of music are ranging from classical, to pop, to dance, to R&B, to hip-hop. Her high school musical compositions were featured in films and theater.
After her performance in the Super Bowl Halftime Show Marrina continued to perform in concerts, in films and on television. She has appeared in the film Face/Off with John Travolta and Nicolas Cage (producers: Michael Douglas, Barrie osborne, Director: john Woo ) and on television shows such as The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Today Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Entertainment Tonight, Extra; (ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, PBS ) and others. She conducted and performed with the group she founded in front of presidents (President Clinton, President Meri of Estonia) and royalty, appearing in major events, from the Olympic games events to the Grammy Fest. She has appeared with and in front of well-known artists and personalities such as Sting, Liza Minnelli, Natalie Cole, Whitney Houston (My Love Is Your Love), Jessica Simpson, John Travolta, Tom Hanks, Tom Cruise, Robert DeNiro, Warren Beatty, Robert Downey Jr., Rob Reiner , Barbra Streisand, Celine Dion, Josh Groban, Roma Downey, Mark Burnett, Billy Ray Cyrus , Will Smith. Larry King, Bruce Springsteen, Ashton Kutcher, Gary Marshall and others.
In appreciation of their artistic and humanitarian contributions, Marrina has written special compositions in honor of Steven Spielberg, Stevie Wonder, Oprah Winfrey and Sir Paul Mccartney.
Youtube and Google made it possible to present these videos to you (thank you Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, Sergey Brin and Larry Page );
The purposes of the videos of this channel are:
1. To present selected songs in classical FORMS of music, in effort to "immortalize" them. This concept was created in appreciation of the artists' music.
2. To encourage acceptance and combining various styles of music.
3. To inspire and encourage playing a musical instrument and being creative.