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  1. A Natural History of the Piano: The Instrument, the Music, the Musicians

    Posted Feb 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the piano as we know it is credited to Bartolomeo Cristofori at the start of the 18th century. Cristofori wanted to make a keyboard instrument that responded to the subtleties of human touch. ... Richard James Havis A Natural History of the Piano: The Instrument, the Music, the Musicians by Stuart Isacoff Knopf The piano is the most influential instrument in Western music - a fact ...

  2. If you were in a band, what instrument would you play?

    Posted Nov 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... part of a band. The drum kit is like the human heart: its beat brings life to music through rhythm. That is why I am fascinated by this instrument. Joe Cheng Ka-lok, 16, Sheng Kung Hui Tsang ... more, and I realised that if I could choose any instrument, regardless of whether I can play it or not, it would definitely have to be the saxophone. It's jazzy, it's classy, ...

  3. Antique instrument still plucks heartstrings

    Posted Jun 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... the two instruments and human voice into a new soundscape. The opening with bronze bells set the nostalgic tone, and the extensive violin-guqin cadenza brought about fresh perspectives. ... Oliver Chou Dialogue between Guqin and Gragnani Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra June 18 City Hall Concert Hall The East-meets-West theme took the form of two antique instruments. Beijing ...

  4. Good vibrations

    Posted Apr 16th 2004, 12:00am by Clare Tyrrell

    ... Lung Heung-wing, looking like a Chinese Quentin Tarantino with heavy rimmed specs. He stands beside an immense drum set-up and curious side-table of frying pans, African percussive instruments, metal maracas and Japanese bamboo massage sticks. He launches into an inspired routine of western drumming, djembe rhythms and eclectic sounds from the toys on his right. Mui says that the twin ...

  5. Can you play a musical instrument?

    Posted Jul 27th 2006, 12:00am by Carmen Ting

    ... and the guitar for a year. I asked my parents for permission to learn these instruments. I wanted to give up piano after a few years because I was lazy and didn't want to practise, but my parents weren't very happy. I realise now that I prefer watching other people perform rather than doing it myself. Name: Leo Liu Age: 17 Top Tunes: Everything by B2K No, I can't play any instruments ...

  6. Take note

    Posted Oct 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Each year, collectors and connoisseurs anxiously await the Limited Writers Edition pen (right) with which Montblanc honours the world's most influential authors. This autumn Montblanc is paying tribute to Prague writer Franz Kafka, known for his daily struggle to balance his professional life and personal literary ambitions. The limited edition is available as a fountain pen ...

  7. Music strikes all the right notes for loving owners and their four-legged friends

    Posted Jan 09th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'After doing a lot of research, we concluded that pets like listening to the harp the most because the musical instrument's frequency is the most similar to the human voice,' says ... relationship between dogs and humans. The song Wong Wong was inspired by the experience Wong had taking Buzz to the supermarket one afternoon. 'He loves sitting in the trolley, sniffing around, ...

  8. Human rights awards for Post writers and lensmen

    Posted Mar 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The South China Morning Post was honoured five times at the annual Human Rights Press Awards - the only Hong Kong-based newspaper singled out by competition judges. Didi Kirsten Tatlow ... - first published in the Sunday Morning Post. Post editor C.K. Lau said he was pleased that such 'outstanding' work exposing violations of human rights had won recognition. The 12th ...

  9. Arts in the right place

    Posted Dec 21st 2010, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... violins will play an even more prominent role than usual. 'The violin is closer to the human voice than any other instrument, capable of expressing a wide range of emotions and tone colours ... will put her much-loved violin- a hand-crafted instrument second only to her treasured 1713 Stradivarius 'Lady Ley'- under the hammer in aid of Suicide Prevention Services, which runs ...

  10. Post leads the way for human rights awards

    Posted Mar 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter The South China Morning Post gained eight awards in the 11th Annual Human Rights Press Awards yesterday, more than any other publication in Asia. The Far East Economic ... are for regional publishing and broadcasting excellence related to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Leading the Post's tally was China features writer Didi Kirsten Tatlow, who won a general ...




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