Feel Good Friday – “And The Waltz Goes On”

by admin on May 23, 2014

Before he was an actor, Sir Anthony Hopkins was a musician. For the first time in his life, actor Sir Anthony Hopkins hears a waltz piece he wrote 50 years ago called “And The Waltz Goes On”. Played by Dutch violinist Andre Rieu and his Johann Strauss Orchestra,

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NostalgicGal May 23, 2014 at 3:38 am

Give this one a listen; it could have come out of a movie of the late 50’s to mid 60’s; something grand and classical. Can anyone pick up what she says to him at just past 3:30? I think she says I think it’s beautiful or I think it’s lovely … I’m leaning towards ‘I think it’s just lovely’ … ???

Quite a gem of a little bit and well played.


Puzzled May 23, 2014 at 5:02 am

Oh my. I’m speechless. What a great way to start the morning.


Cecilia May 23, 2014 at 7:57 am

Beautiful. Feel Good Friday indeed.


B May 23, 2014 at 9:01 am

Beautiful! Thank you for such a sweet start to the weekend.


Vicki May 23, 2014 at 9:05 am

Beautiful piece of music. Orchestrated very well.


Therese May 23, 2014 at 10:29 am

What an absolutely and incredibly gorgeous piece of music. It outright gave me shivers and goosebumps! I can already tell I’ll have this on repeat, haha.


Paige May 23, 2014 at 11:47 am

What a wonderful piece of music! Thanks for making my lunch better!!


The TARDIS May 23, 2014 at 3:04 pm

That was glorious, and I loved how it had people dancing!


FunkyMunky May 25, 2014 at 5:48 am

I wonder if a few nervous musicians worried about missing a note in front of Hannibal Lecter…


LauraLBW May 25, 2014 at 9:27 pm

Thank you for posting about this. I found it on youtube.


Mabel June 1, 2014 at 8:18 am

I saw this a while ago and it BLEW ME AWAY. My favorite thing is how the audience gets really into it! It’s really a lovely piece.


Derrick S Brown July 19, 2014 at 4:16 pm

Cannot stop playing this fabulous waltz.
Like John Sheahan, I wish Sir Anthony Hopkins could pick up a violin and pay this waltz with André Rieu!


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