The 1980s show Knight Rider was about a guy who drove a chatting vehicle and solved crimes. I think. I (kind of) remember observing a younger(ish) David Hasselhoff argue with the car, a 1982 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am named KITT (Knight Industries Two Thousand), voiced by William Daniels. KITT experienced a Cylon-like pink gentle on its (his?) front grill which designed the car or truck seem to be vaguely menacing. Knight Rider was incredible ‘80s tv and as these types of, experienced an equally stunning topic music (sidebar: I would like us to get back again to Television theme tracks that reveal the whole plot of the show both in the lyrics or by means of a voiceover like this one particular did. I miss you, 1980s).
London-primarily based cellist Samara Ginsberg, who amid other issues, produces “virtuoso preparations of cartoon/movie/television set/online video video game themes” took the Knight Rider concept and manufactured it her very own in an utterly amazing movie that I just can’t prevent observing. Which is her, executing all 8 pieces. Severely, I am in awe.
For comparison, here’s the authentic Knight Rider opening topic (ah that 80s synth-pop), for individuals of you who missed it the to start with time close to:
Ginsberg’s 8-cello/a single-woman productions also involve an arrangement of the Imperial March (aka Darth Vader’s theme new music) from Star Wars (the masks!)…
…and the concept of yet another 1980s clearly show in close proximity to and expensive to Gen Xers: Inspector Gadget:
Ah the 1980s: lousy hair but good Television concept tracks. I’m now striving to consider of other 80s displays Ginsberg could crush on the cello: Specifics of Lifetime? Magnum, PI? Miami Vice?
Honestly, so many good selections to pick from.