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Papal piano

posted by awelborn

Apparently on RAI (the national Italian TV network) today, after they broadcast the Angelus, they showed a little video of Pope on Vacation, walking around, writing, and, in a first, images of Ratzinger as Pope playing the piano:

More here via the Forum.

Apparently the video is a product of CTV, the Vatican television service. It’s been made available to anyone who wants to broadcast it. I’ll let you know if it makes it online.It’s not at the CTV site, and who expects it to? The last archived material up there is from March…

It might be here, although I’m not sure – it’s a link to a regular-length newscast, and a thread I attempted to read (it was in Italian) indicated it was on this. But no promises.



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Aumgn

posted July 16, 2006 at 1:07 pm


Question is, people: what’s the score he’s playing from?



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Tim Ferguson

posted July 16, 2006 at 1:19 pm


“Tiger Rag”



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Estefanía S.

posted July 16, 2006 at 2:30 pm


I wonder if there is an actual video of him around playing the piano…
Thanks :D



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chris K

posted July 16, 2006 at 2:39 pm


“Oh, when the saints…come marchin in..”



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marc

posted July 16, 2006 at 3:21 pm


Perhaps P. Lombardi can consult with the folks at YouTube etc. about the problems involved in getting video on the Web.



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Dan Crawford

posted July 16, 2006 at 3:23 pm


Looks like Mozart – too many notes.



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Nicholas

posted July 16, 2006 at 3:34 pm


Dan:
Just as many as there ought to be. :)
I’d be quite amused if Papa were to bust out Take Five. Just not anywhere near a GIA hymnal.



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Ray from MN

posted July 16, 2006 at 4:37 pm


Hilary, from “The Devout Life”, who I think is the one who works for LifeSiteNews, found an older 2 minutes French clip with an interview with Father George Ratzinger with maybe only 30 seconds of video of Cardinal Ratzinger with a minor error at the end of a Mozart work.
I linked to it:
http://northlandcatholic.blogspot.com/2006/07/heres-summer-treat-for-you-pope-at.html



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Lynne

posted July 16, 2006 at 7:08 pm


Yes, it’s in the link Amy provided, about 9 min 30 secs into it.



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