Living in the Music Capital of the World

Musician Wedding Cake Toppers

Posted by on Mar 16, 2012 in Weddings | 0 comments

     

(Double notes glass wedding cake topper via http://www.stellarglass.com and Music couple topper via http://www.zimbio.com)

I personally think that to be in love and be in love with music is a wonderful thing. Say, if I have things in common with my husband, that would be our love for art, anything Japanese, to travel and our fondness of music. If we have to have a grand wedding, which we never wanted before…we’d definitely choose a theme around any of those four. If we choose music, these toppers would certainly rock our cake! (No pun intended.)

A music themed wedding would be perfect with a music themed cake like the one below. Notice the wedding cake toppers used were miniature music instruments. Just the perfect ones for a couple who both love music.

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Music themed cake via http://www.acaketoremember.com

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Making American Idol Judges Speechless

Posted by on Mar 8, 2012 in American Idol | 0 comments

Jessica Sanchez has been creating buzz as this year’s American Idol began and she continues doing so. Say it’s daring when she chose to sing the late Whitney Houston’s hit “I will always love you” which Randy Jackson referred to as “one of the hardest songs in the world” —  but she nailed it, sending the audience on standing ovation, people crying and Jennifer Lopez speechless.

 

I’ve watched this kid from her Youtube personal uploads and other videos of contests she joined before when she was still so young and I’d say her voice has truly grown matured and more versatile.

This clip send me goosebumps every time and I think she was around 12-years-old here.

There’s a fan video made in 2008 which shows amazing child singers under 12 (excluding Michael Jackson at 16) and Jessica was often featured. In this clip she sings “Then You Look At Me” at age 8 (@2:20) and “Take A Bow” when she was 12 (@5:08). Here’s rooting to Jessica for this year’s AI!

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A Mozart Story

Posted by on Mar 2, 2012 in Concerts, Featured, Mozart | 10 comments

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Some time last week we went to a concert showcasing the life of Mozart. An ensemble would play Mozart pieces as a storyteller dressed as Mozart would give bits and pieces of the composer’s life. It was a wonderful piece of history musically presented to be enjoyed by young viewers…adults as well. There were a lot of his pieces played, would list them one by one – upload them on youtube to feature here.

Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart is, even at this age, regarded as a music prodigy par none. He started composing at the age of 5 and played before European royalty as he grew up. It is still regretful that although he had sons, they weren’t able to bear children to continue his legacy.

stage, concert, mozart story vienna

Pardon my video-recording skills, I was too slow to record from the start and my hands are so unsteady..,anyway, here’s part of Eine kleine Nachtmusik. (Please lower your speaker volume.)

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