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Old 01-29-2010, 03:30 PM
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Prince Charles plays the cello and is known to be the musically gifted on in his family.
yes you are quite right.......i seem to remember prince charles playing the cello in a scene from "the royal family" film (1969) when a string snapped and hit prince edward !!
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Old 01-29-2010, 04:37 PM
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Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan plays a viola.
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Old 01-29-2010, 04:48 PM
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Queen Sophia plays the piano
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Old 07-18-2010, 06:01 PM
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The princesses Amalia and Alexia of the Netherlands take violin lessons and Pieter van Vollenhoven plays the piano. He used to sing in a band as well.

I don't know more Dutch royals playing a musical instrument, but I do know Queen Beatrix and her sisters Margriet and Christina enjoy singing. Christina is a classically trained singer and she performed at several royal events. In the 80's, Beatrix and Margriet actually recorded a song together with their husbands.
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Old 07-18-2010, 07:31 PM
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Princess Martha-Louise of Norway sings. There's at least 1 youtube clip I've seen her singing. Also, didn't the Norwegian crown princely couple sing at CP Victoria's wedding a couple of weeks ago.
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Has any royal ever played in an orchestra, a rock band or performed at a charity concert? Or what about making an album. Has any royalty ever won an music award for their performances or music? What about singing their national athem at a sporting event or other event?
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Old 12-08-2010, 01:56 PM
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Here's Princess Martha Louise singing

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Old 12-08-2010, 02:14 PM
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Queen Elisabeth of Belgium (the grandmother of the present King Albert II) played the violin; her teachers were the famous Belgian violinist and her friend Eugène Ysaÿe, and Ysaÿe's wife after his death in 1931.
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Old 12-09-2010, 04:20 PM
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Princess Märtha Louise playing piano when she was younger. I don't know if she still does.
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Old 12-10-2010, 01:11 AM
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Has any royal ever played in an orchestra, a rock band or performed at a charity concert? Or what about making an album. Has any royalty ever won an music award for their performances or music? What about singing their national athem at a sporting event or other event?
I think Crown Prince Naruhito has played in an orchestra.
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Old 12-10-2010, 06:01 AM
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Princess Elisabeth and Prince Gabriel of Belgium playing the Piano :
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Old 12-10-2010, 08:52 AM
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Princess Elisabeth and Prince Gabriel of Belgium playing the Piano :
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And their mother Mathilde as well !
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yes you are quite right.......i seem to remember prince charles playing the cello in a scene from "the royal family" film (1969) when a string snapped and hit prince edward !!
Ouch, that must have hurt! The Duchess of Kent used to sing in the Bach Choir, not sure if she still does.
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Are there any Japanese Royal who plays the Shamisen?
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CP Haakon playing guitar.

Hier can you see him playing guitar and singing with her daughter. By 5:30.
http://www.nrk.no/nett-tv/klipp/777092/
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Old 09-01-2011, 12:41 PM
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I read several years back that the Duke of Cambridge was taught some piano, but wasn't very good at it.

Also, I remember reading that his wife was taught piano as well (I believe I read it on this board).
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Old 12-19-2011, 07:47 PM
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Queen Sophia plays the piano
Awe. I did not know that Queen Sophia plays piano, I wish I play piano too

I see that most of royals play Piano . Does any one know about the Arabic Royals ??
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Old 12-20-2011, 12:58 AM
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In the Jordanian Royal Family forum it is mentioned that Crown Prince Hussein plays the guitar!
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CP Haakon playing guitar.

Hier can you see him playing guitar and singing with her daughter. By 5:30.
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Haakon seems like he would be a "guitar kind of guy" to me!
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Not sure if this has been shown anywhere, but here's video of Catharina Amalia singing. She sounds very good!

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