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Something wicked this way comes!

Both the tune and lyrics intrigued me the first time I saw the Hogwarts choir sing this on Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Back in the muggle school I attended the English Lit prof wasn't into paranormal stuff so she understandably didn't discuss this part of Macbeth. Thanks to convenient research nowadays. Finding out that this was the witches' brew in the cave was a lazy flick of the wand. I wish the croaking of the frogs wasn't omitted, but I'm glad I no longer have to babble each time I want to chant along.


~ Musical Monday is brought to you by Diane ~

Comments

Thom said…
I love this. I've never heard it before but it is so appropriate for this time of the year. :) It reminds me of myself for some reason...Go figure. Have a wonderful Monday and a great week ahead :)
Jayne d'Arcy said…
I loved the song in PoA. I do like that this had the lyrics, though. I knew some of the words, but not all of them. Interesting that the Hogwarts school song centers around potions. Snape must be pleased!
Diane said…
terrific! love it! thanks for joining in each week!!!
Lori said…
Marvelous! I LOVE this, and also didn't know all of the words.
sweet_shelo said…
You are interested in magic and potions sis? .. LOL the formula are all weird...
sweet_shelo said…
You are interested in magic and potions sis? .. LOL the formula are all weird...
Hazel said…
nah...lol! just the verbal exercise, and strictly for entertainment only.
Amy said…
I do not watch Harry but this is very fun and I like it. Thanks.
moorebloglife said…
Funny I would not have thought of Harry for Halloween but buy does this fit well! Fun to listen to Hazel Thanks!
i love harry potter! good choice!
Anya said…
I swing always on monday when I visit you ...... LOL
:-)
Mejis said…
I love it! Love Harry Potter, too. Oh and Macbeth. Good stuff.
Great choice for musical Monday. I enjoyed the video.
Run DMT said…
How cool!

My DD#1 loves Harry Potter. I need to add this to our Halloween playlist. Her b-day is this Sunday and she wanted a Harry Potter party. (Try saying that 3 times fast! LOL)

I've got wizards this week too! Come check it out.
This is a great choice -- love Harry Potter!

Happy MM!

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