What if Beethoven had composed Darth Vader's theme?

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Dec 14, 2012

Today's moment of musical beauty comes courtesy of the Dark Lord of the Sith: Pianist Richard Grayson has taken John Williams' classic "Imperial March" and reworked it into a piano concerto worthy of the Maestro himself.

Apparently, in his old age, Richard Grayson took time off from fighting crime alongside Batman to learn the piano. And learn it well, as this is a stunning, mournful arrangement of an imposing piece of music.

(via Topless Robot)