The search for a superstar show was produced by Simon Fuller and started its first season in 2002.The American Idol show is one of the most watched TV shows of this decade.
After the initial auditions, thousands of contestants will be eliminated from the contest leaving only 36 artists to compete in the semi-finals.From there on, only 13 best artists will be selected to compete in the finals.
CBS will broadcast the finals live on television for the following eight weeks in which 11 more contestants will be eliminated from the show - leaving the best two to compete against each other in the finale.
Theresa Teng was a very famous and popular Chinese female vocalist who started her career in the late 60’s. Her songs are widely recognized in Hong Kong, Taiwan, China, Singapore and many of the Southeast Asia countries including Thailand and Malaysia.
Some of her most popular songs are “When Will You Return?” and “Moonlight Represents My Heart”. Theresa not only recorded her songs in Chinese (Mandarin), but also in other dialects such as Taiwanese and Cantonese. Theresa also sang and recorded some of the songs in Japanese, English and Indonesian.
Theresa was born in 1953 in a little village in Taiwan where her family had moved to from Hebei Province, China. Theresa had won many awards in numerous singing contests since she was a very young girl. But the one that made the public notice about her was after she had sung “Visiting Ying Tai” from one of the Shaw Brothers’ infamous opera movies “The Love Eterne” (Liang Shan Bo yu Zhu Ying Tai).
Back in 1977, a tomb was discovered in Suzou in Hubei Province in China. In this 2,500 years old tomb, there were four chambers full of numerous musical instruments. Among them were bamboo flutes, bronze drums, stone chimes, a set of 64 cast-bronze bells in wooden frame, and many other musical instruments.
This has indicated that even over thousands of years ago, the Chinese civilization had reached its peak in using all the available resources to brilliantly created such incredible musical instruments.
The largest bell discovered was 485 pounds in weight. There were bells with complex design such as a range of five octaves each with 12 semitones. The frames and hooks of these bells had over three thousand inscriptions of instructions on the assembly as well as the music theory.
Online lessons are the technologies of today.Almost everything can be learned via the Internet these days.There are over thousands of websites out there offering free lessons of some sorts – these lessons have been created to make our lives and learning much more easier.If you love music, but couldn’t find time to take the lessons, or find teachers near you, or for whatever reasons – now it’s a good time to take piano lessons online for free!
You can learn piano at your own pace at www.ZebraKeys.com. Free lessons come with Flash demos and a free online virtual piano which can be used in conjunction with the lessons, or to practice the songs you’ve learned.
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Miley Cyrus was born with good physical appearance and high spirits. Best of all, Miley was born with a silver spoon. Her dad, Billy Ray Cyrus is also a well-known country music star.
Miley started to hum music tune even before she can speak. She is very intelligent, funny, with outstanding character and amazing charisma. Under the guidance of her parents, Miley has grown up to be one of the teenage idols and famous stars of this generation. On her 16th birthday,Read the rest of this entry »