playing the piano

Child piano playing prodigy sets new Guinness record


July 26th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ethan Bortnick, an 11 year old piano player has set a new Guinness record for being the youngest musician to headline his tour at the age ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Musical glove improves sensation in paralyzed people


July 18th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) A wireless, musical glove -- improving sensation and motor skills -- could be a boon for people with paralyzing spinal cord injury (SCI).The gadget was successfully ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Shruti Haasan learns guitar (Movie Snippets)


June 19th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) After mastering the art of playing the piano, actress Shruti Haasan is now learning to strum the guitar."I've been brought up in an artistic ... Read more...

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Soha takes piano classes, pleases mommy dearest


April 11th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Actress Sharmila Tagore and daughter Soha Ali Khan share a strong bonding and these days the younger one is making her mommy happy by learning to ... Read more...

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Stewart gifts 50,000-pound guitar to Pattinson


March 21st, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) Actress Kristen Stewart has reportedly bought boyfriend Robert Pattinson a piano worth 50,000 pounds on their third anniversary of friendship."Kristen wanted to get a huge surprise ... Read more...

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Child prodigy performs with Mexican philharmonic


March 6th, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Guadalajara (Mexico), March 6 (IANS/EFE) A nine-year-old pianist made her solo debut over the weekend with the Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra in western Mexico, opening the orchestra's season.Daniela Liebman, who has ... Read more...

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Anil Mohile’s son regrets not being with him in his last hours (With Image)


February 6th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) The death of master-arranger Anil Mohile has plunged his family into grief and his son Amar regrets he was not near his father ... Read more...

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Paul McCartney was inspiration by father


January 30th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Veteran singer Sir Paul McCartney says his father was one of the main inspirations behind the Beatles.The 69-year-old, who gained worldwide fame alongside bandmates John ... Read more...

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How brain learns and encodes new skills


April 14th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): UT Dallas researchers have found that brain nerve stimulation accelerates learning in laboratory tests.The breakthrough may aid treatment of learning impairments, strokes, tinnitus and chronic pain.Another major finding ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How songbirds’ strategy could shed light on helping rehab patients


February 1st, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Scientists have found that understanding a songbird's strategy to develop an irresistible trill could have implications for rehabilitating people with neuromuscular diseases and injuries.Young male Bengalese finches practice ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sir Elton John: My own father let him down


January 31st, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): Sir Elton John, who became a father for the first time little more than a month ago, never shared an emotional rapport with his own father, he has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sir Elton John utters the F-word live on air during family radio show


January 29th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Sir Elton John recently shocked millions of BBC's Radio 2 listeners when he uttered the F-word live on air during a family radio show.During the breakfast show, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Piano on Biscayne Bay astonishes all


January 27th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Biscayne Bay, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A piano appeared out of the blue some days ago at the Biscayne Bay. And needless to say, its appearance has managed to astonish all people. ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Armless Chinese pianist to take his skill on a world tour


November 19th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): An armless Chinese pianist is set to take his unusual skill on a world tour, showing off to the world his dexterity with his toes.Liu Wei, a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Armless Chinese pianist set for world tour


November 19th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 19 (IANS) An armless Chinese who plays the piano with his toes is set to enthrall foreign audiences on a world tour.Liu Wei lost his arms when he was just ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why some people excel at riding bikes or tying a tie


October 21st, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): A researcher has explained as to why some people may excel at riding a bike, tying a tie, or playing the piano, but the same people may find ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Armless Pianist Liu Wei Is The Winner Of ‘China’s Got Talent’


October 12th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): If you think that the piano can be played only by hand, then you should certainly meet Liu Wei. Liu Wei is perhaps the World’s best ... Read more...

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Poland PM’s wife gifts India bust of musician Chopin


September 7th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 7 (ANI): Poland Prime Minister Donald Tusk's wife, Malgorzata Tusk, handed over the sculptural bust of musician Fryderyk Chopin to National Gallery of Modern Art on Tuesday.National Gallery of ... Read more...

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Beatles’ fans cry in protest after Lady Gaga plays John Lennon’s piano


July 12th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) John Lennon’s son Sean Lennon recently posted a picture of Lady Gaga on Twitter, in which she is playing the piano of John Lennon.In ... Read more...

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Greyson Michael Chance To Appear In “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”


May 13th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar May 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 12-year-old Greyson Michael Chance is the new singing talent that the people all over United States have been listening to for around a month now. It ... Read more...

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Greyson Michael Chance-Child Prodigy To Star on ‘Ellen’


May 13th, 2010 - 1:08 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When Greyson Michale Chance performed his rendition of the Lady Gaga hit Paparazzi at his 6th grade festival for his school, he most likely never dreamed that ... Read more...

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Movie Review - The Last Song (2010)


May 8th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire)The Last Song: One for the romanticsRating: 3 out of 5*Starring: Miley Cyrus, Greg Kinnear, Bobby Coleman, Liam Hemsworth, Hallock Beals, Kelly Preston, Nick Lashaway, Carly Chaikin, ... Read more...

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American Idol: Top 9 Revealed


April 1st, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the top ten contestants on American Idol were called out one by one to learn their fate, the audience seemed to hold their breath. Lee was the ... Read more...

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When Rahul speaks, Maya’s throne shakes: Congress


March 16th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) "When Rahul speaks, Maya's throne shakes," said Congress Tuesday, reacting to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's warning to the people to guard against Congress general secretary ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Jennifer Aniston to launch her own perfume


March 8th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Friends' actress Jennifer Aniston is all set to launch her own perfume. According to reports, she has been working on the new perfume for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment, Life Style |

Jennifer Aniston shows off her new home


February 6th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Jennifer Aniston is showing off her newly renovated home. She offered her million fans an inside peek into her newly renovated Beverly Hills ... Read more...

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Jennifer Aniston shows off her freshly-renovated Beverly Hills home


February 4th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Jennifer Aniston's fans can now take a look at the actress' life whose newly-renovated Beverly Hills home has featured in a magazine spread.The former Friends star recently ... Read more...

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Aniston shows off her newly-renovated home


February 4th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston has given fans a glimpse of her newly-renovated Beverly Hills house by showing the pictures in Architectural Digest. The actress recently finished a two-year restoration ... Read more...

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Scientists identify brain’s tiny timekeepers


October 26th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) How does your brain recall that you brush your teeth before you took a shower, and not the other way around? A study has now identified groups of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Kolkata singer takes Dhaka on musical journey


October 19th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 19 (IANS) Kolkata-based singer Kabir Suman wowed audiences in Dhaka when he performed songs popular in both West Bengal and Bangladesh at a solo concert here. Popularly known as 'gaanwala' (singer) ... Read more...

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Back injury could end Phil Collins’ drumming career


September 11th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 11 (ANI): Genesis drummer Phil Collins may be forced to quit drumming after a back injury.The 58-year-old had suffered back injury during the last Genesis tour, in 2007, and had ... Read more...

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Diane Birch: a soulful debut


June 3rd, 2009 - 9:01 pm ICT by GD
Diane Birch released her debut album 'Bible Belt' yesterday. Birch, a young woman in her mid twenties, has a matured voice and soulful style of rendering her songs. She is also ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cricket, tabla and catching up - Delhi candidates finally unwind (Lead)


May 8th, 2009 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) On Friday they let their hair down. After weeks of campaigning in the scorching heat and dust, Lok Sabha candidates from Delhi finally got time to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Condoleezza Rice plays private piano recital for the Queen


December 2nd, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice played a private piano recital at Buckingham Palace, attended by the Queen.During a visit to London, the top American stateswoman was ... Read more...

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Sleep preserves emotional memories: Study


August 14th, 2008 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) Sleep plays a key role in determining what we remember and forget by helping the brain preserve memories that evoke the greatest emotional resonance while filtering out neutral ... Read more...

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