words and music

Artists record song for pope’s visit to Mexico

March 12th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 12 (IANS/EFE) Artists, including Mijares and Danna Paola, have recorded the song "Mensajero de la Paz" (Messenger of Peace) to welcome Pope Benedict XVI to Mexico later ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Reseacher devises ‘rhythm for success’ during FIFA World Cup

May 29th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) A song promoting a "rhythm for success", to inspire footballers to score more goals during next month's 2010 FIFA World Cup, has been composed by a researcher using ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘African drums’ language used to create FIFA WC song

May 29th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): With the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa close at hand, a new song promoting a 'rhythm for success', to inspire footballers to score more goals has ... Read more...

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Legendary singer Lena Horne dies aged 92

May 10th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Legendary singer, dancer and actress Lena Horne, who broke racial barriers when she signed for a long-term contract with a major Hollywood studio in the 1940s, died ... Read more...

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The eternal magic of Tagore’s music, stories inspires filmmakers

May 8th, 2010 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Every morning schools in India and Bangladesh reverberate to "Jana gana mana" and "Amar shonar Bangla" - the respective national anthems of the two countries ... Read more...

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How the brain hears music and lyrics

March 10th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 10 (ANI): Does the brain process words and music separately or as one? Well scientists in Germany seem to have found an answer to the hotly debated question.The research ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

`Celebration of Life’ memorial for Kennedy in Boston

August 29th, 2009 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (DPA) Amid tears and laughter, in words and music, the family, friends and political rivals of Edward "Ted" Kennedy remembered the former US senator at a private "Celebration ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Songwriting days over for Jerry Herman

June 8th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by GD
Lyricist Jerry Herman said in a press conference that he would be giving up his song writing now. The lyricist won the 2009 Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre. The ... Read more...

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Neil Diamonds Sweet Caroline was JFKs daughter

November 21st, 2007 - 12:32 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 21 (ANI): For decades, fans have been kept guessing who the inspiration behind Neil Diamonds hit song Sweet Caroline was. Now, the legendary singer has opened up and revealed that ... Read more...

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