Sample Shut Down by blackpink origins from classical work
Original: Niccolò Paganini – III. Rondo à La Clochette (1826). This Italian violinist and composer was perhaps the most celebrated violin virtuoso of his time. With his technical violin skills Paganini (1782 – 1840) can easily be considered one of the most influentual player. Geboren in Genua, ontwikkelde Niccolò zich razendsnel als violist, al gaf hij (alleen) in zijn vrije tijd voorkeur aan gitaar. Born in Genoa, Niccolò developed rapidly as a violinist, although he (only) preferred guitar in his spare time. In the period 1805-1809 he was part of the entourage around Elisa Bonaparte, Napoleon’s sister and Grand Duchess of Tuscany.
The continuation of his career in the surrounding of Parma and Genoa, his breakthru situated in Milan (La_Scala) (1813). Nevertheless, as far as is known, his activities are limited to Italy in the following years. Nevertheless, he eventually gained recognition in Europe, not coincidentally after writing the piece ‘The Violin Concerto No. 2 in B minor’. It’s divided in 3 pieces, Allegro maestoso, Adagio and the part Rondo “La Campanella. And let it be, the last part is being shared to the (young) world 196 years later. And that is worth more than the Order of the Golden Spur Paganini received in 1827 from Pope Leo XII.
Italian classical piece still relevant
Blackpink is a giant group with most You Tube subscribers worldwide (83 million!). On a cold decemberday in Amsterdam 17.000 young fans defy coldness and rain to see their new heroines from Korea. Their last 2 videos resulted on new records of views within 24 hours, one of them is the Shut Down-video. In the uptempo track the girls take turn to tell their haters and doubters to take a seat. Blackpink did not only chart at #1 in homeland South-Korea, also in Vietnam, Philippines and Malaysia. But more valuable, hundreds of millions take notice of a 196-year old Italian classical piece, let’s omit the 110bpm..