Tubular Bells for Two

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Two ambitious musicians play over twenty instruments to bring Mike Oldfield’s classic hit Tubular Bells to life. Mike Oldfield’s Tubular Bells is perhaps the most unlikely smash hit record ever to be released. The beautiful and sprawling progressive Celtic-folk-rock opus shot to number one in album charts around the world in 1973 and 1974, throwing its young composer into the international spotlight and kick-starting Richard Branson’s Virgin music empire

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the execution of this simple idea is so spellbinding that it converts the hardest cynic into something of a fan. The most startling feat of this concert was to breathe new life into an album now 40 years old. Tubular Bells, Second Live, Mike Oldfield, Virgin Records, St Albans, 40 Years Old, Album, Les Oeuvres, Around The Worlds

Review: Mike Oldfield’s Tubular Bells For Two at De Montfort Hall, 23rd May

Mike Oldfield’s Tubular Bells For Two at De Montfort Hall, 23rd May I’d been looking forward to this show for some time; I like Mike Oldfield’s debut a great deal, and was more that a little interested to hear how these two young Australian musicians (Aidan Roberts and Daniel Holdsworth) were going to interpret one of British popular music’s most iconic and popular records. Both are skilled multi-instrumentalists with a genuine feel for Oldfield’s work, and they certainly recreated the…

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Tubular Bells for Two: 5 star review by Catriona Scott

Review of Tubular Bells for Two on Broadway Baby. The pair’s enthusiasm and sheer talent, often playing eyes closed and completely immersed in the music, made this unique performance a joy to watch.

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Two musicians, 24 instruments and Mike Oldfield’s modern masterpiece Tubular Bells… Now they're bringing their mesmerising performance to the Garden of Unearthly Delights

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Holdsworth and Roberts have fashioned a thrill ride for our musical and visual senses and were richly deserving of their enthusiastic standing ovation. Tubular Bells, Mike Oldfield, Rip It Up, The Exorcist, Richard Branson, Magazine Art, The Twenties, Musicals, The Incredibles
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"Aidan and Daniel have delivered a brilliantly balanced and mesmerising performance" Tubular Bells, Mike Oldfield
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Holdsworth and Roberts have fashioned a thrill ride for our musical and visual senses and were richly deserving of their enthusiastic standing ovation. Tubular Bells, Mike Oldfield, Rip It Up, The Exorcist, Richard Branson, Magazine Art, The Twenties, Musicals, The Incredibles
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Tubular Bells For Two At The Garden Of Unearthly Delights - Adelaide Fringe Review - The Clothesline - Digital Arts Magazine

The Garden Of Unearthly Delights’ Factory, Thu Feb 19 Mike Oldfield’s haunting, mesmerising musical masterpiece, Tubular Bells is best remembered by many as the accompanying soundtrack for the 1973 movie The Exorcist. Daniel Holdsworth and Aidan Roberts’ Tubular Bells For Two at is an amazing musical journey and interpretation of the Oldfield classic – and …

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Review of Tubular Bells for Two at the Garden of Unearthly Delights for the Adelaide Fringe 2015, by Kym Clayton

Aidan Roberts and Daniel Holdsworth are two brilliant, energetic and talented musicians whose performance of Mike Oldfield's Tubular Bells during the Adelaide Fringe had several hundred jam-packed audience members on their feet screaming and applauding. Tubular Bells, Mike Oldfield, What Makes A Man, Seven Days, Richard Branson, Arts And Entertainment, The Twenties, Entertaining, Concert

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Aidan Roberts and Daniel Holdsworth are two brilliant, energetic and talented musicians whose performance of Mike Oldfield's Tubular Bells during the Adelaide Fringe had several hundred jam-packed audience members on their feet screaming and applauding.

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CRAZY Aussies - dont they have shoes in Australiaquot If this good-natured gibe called out occasionally from packed houses in Europe is the price of fame, Daniel Holdsworth, 32, and Aidan Roberts, 34, are prepared to pay.

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Mike Oldfield’s Tubular Bells ‘For Two’ (Places And Spaces)

MIKE Oldfield’s massive selling instrumental album Tubular Bells cropped up twice in Australian Aidan Roberts early years. Tubular Bells, Mike Oldfield, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Richard Branson, Lady And Gentlemen, The Twenties, Album, Music, Times

Mike Oldfield's Tubular Bells 'For Two'

★★★★ Forget the circus troupes – Tubular Bells ‘For Two’ is the only tightrope walk worth seeing at this year's Fringe.

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Mike Oldfield\'s Tubular Bells \'For Two\'

Review: ★★★★★ Wiping the sweat from his forehead, Aidan Roberts announced ‘And… tubular bells!' A sudden burst of light brought the bells into view, like a heavenly apparition. This show is a momentous feat of musicality and showmanship, filled with glorious moments. Returning for their second Edinburgh Fring