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The Piano Guys, release: 'Kung Fu Piano: Cello Ascends. Shot on The Great Wall of China

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The Piano Guys, release: 'Kung Fu Piano: Cello Ascends.' In so doing, the group fulfills a long time dream receiving unprecedented special permission from the Chinese government to shoot the video on The Great Wall, and with just 12 hours to finish, TPG had very little time to capture the 5000 miles long Wall. Even getting the piano hoisted required over 60 bare handed locals.

TPG used 'Oogway Ascends' from the the Kung Fu Panda soundtrack and arranged the piece using electric cello, synth Ehru, a Chinese fiddle, and second plucked instrument called: Guqin. With over 30 million piano students in China, Steven Sharp Nelson also used Chopin's 'Prelude No. 20' as a counter to the 'Oogway' theme.

btw, The Piano Guys have over 276 million yt views to date, and will release a new holiday album on October 22 called: A Family Christmas.  READ THE Sacramento Bee PIECE.