So this is what I’ve been working on — give a listen! Track descriptions are as follows:
01 Standard: As close to the flavor of the original as I can get on a piano.
02 Swing: Haendel the honky-tonk piano player!
03 Jazz: Haendel gets into a cutting contest with Art Tatum. (He loses of course because hey, Art Tatum.)
04 Debussy: Haendel gets hit on the head and wakes up thinking he’s an absinthe tippler in Impressionist Paris.
Next theme up for the treatment will be either the intro to “Se fiera belva ha cinto” (which is so catchy you need to be vaccinated when you’re done listening to it) or the beautiful intro to “Con rauco mormorio” which will turn you to a happy pile of mush.