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2012-09-06 23:03:13

San Francisco startup StarMaker Interactive has launched the AMERICAN IDOL LIVE! Tour App, a karaoke game for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch that lets music fans record and share with the world their versions of songs sung by the Idols they're following on tour. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 05, 2012 San Francisco-based app developer StarMaker Interactive today announced the launch of the AMERICAN IDOL LIVE! Tour app, a free karaoke experience for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch that offers...

Similarities Between Operatic Soprano Singers And Helium-Huffing Monkeys Detailed
2012-08-23 13:53:06

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you are not a fan of opera music, you may have already assumed the similarities of a classic music form and the shrieks of helium-huffing monkeys. Researchers in Japan however, have released a study detailing similarities between such primates, gibbons in particular, and professional soprano singers. A gibbon´s song is acoustically unique among primates, with a melody which can be heard over two miles away. Wild gibbons use...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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