Friday, 7 August 2015

Listen: Classical version of the Coronation Street theme tune

(This post was originally posted by Flaming Nora on the Coronation Street Blog June 2015, reposted to this blog with permission.)

With thanks to Classic FM for this wonderful snippet.

Gabriela Montero is known for being a stupendous pianist, but she’s also a truly gifted improviser.

One of her party-pieces is to take a theme suggested by the audience or the orchestra and turn it into a majestic piano piece.

So, at Classic FM Live in Cardiff on Tuesday night, the orchestra had a truly inspired suggestion for her…

And if you liked that version of the Corrie theme tune, you might like all of these too!
Sing Me a Memory - the theme tune with words
Soulful funk version by The Flaming Muchachos
Ska reggae version by Izzy Royal
Coronation Street Jamaican singalong by Top Grant
Rock and funk style
Funkin' it up on Corrie 
Compare the Market - Corrie's sponsor from Nov 2012 - meerkat band plays the theme tune.

Songs about Coronation Street
The best known Street in the land 
Every Street's a Coronation Street

See also: Was Jimi Hendrix influenced by Coronation Street theme tune? 

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