Nirvana in Fire is a great Chinese drama. I also like its theme song, 紅顏舊. I played the song below and I hope you enjoy it, too.
How many of you consume on a daily basis. We don’t need a lot of brain power to do that, so it’s easy to do without much thought. What about creating something of value?
Recently, I watched a documentary, Samsara (2011). Some scenes aren’t for everyone, but I’m very glad, as someone in my 20s living in a developed country that I got to watch it. It was thought-provoking to say the least. It made me step back and take a look at how lucky we are, but also how much we consume everyday, whether it’d be eating too much, playing too much video games, watching too much TVB dramas (which I’m certainly guilty of at times),…
Have you ever recorded your own piano playing? Does it come out the way you expect it to? I thought so. The first time I heard my own recorded playing, the first thing that came to mind was how come it sounds so emotionless? (And I’m still working on that!) Here are some ways to improve your piano playing.
I’ve seen some talented piano players play by ear on YouTube. Then, there are many more who comment on those videos and ask how they do it. There are different ways to play a song by ear or arrange it with more care. But here is a simple way to do it. First, you play the melody. Just like the time when you might have needed to perform a melody playback for your piano ear test. Then, you add the left hand.