Quarantine Music

  • 01 May, 2020
  • English Service

[The Magic of Music]

Even when the world screeches to a halt, music can give us the energy to keep on going. In today’s Taiwan Insider, a look at how music moves us neurologically. 

 

We also speak with Taiwanese concert pianist Hsin-I Huang in New York City, who has been offering daily performances on-line. Today he plays a special piece for us, dedicated to the medical workers on the front lines.


 

Plus:

- Guess the best-selling Mandopop album of all time 

- Why music relieves stress, in Taiwan Explained

- A viral video by @Sayulog and @Wonfu旺福 reminding people to #StayHome

- Test your knowledge with the Lightning Round Taiwan News Quiz!

 

LINKS:

Samingad: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E-9cb5aiE3g&list=RDE-9cb5aiE3g&start_radio=1&t=9
Ilid Kaolo: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMT9YutYMuU

The title song from the top-selling Taiwanese pop album of all time: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCNVAWwh9CQ

Taiwan’s top Golden Melody Winner:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ocDo3ySyHSI&list=PL1-3rA_ZNvo00TiphZm4aW2TNTjo5arc1

The queen of Taiwanese-language pop: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wvO7gyO3tQ0&list=PLj6NQzHFCvkHQvWmAJbqXmkz_iqBHVrJ7

Hsin-I Huang’s Website: www.hsinihuang.com

Hsin-I Huang on Instagram: www.instagram.com/classypitch 

Sayulog YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeZu2CyYn3YbJIkDJu1Tdtw

You Are My Air ~#STAYHOME ver.~: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmuAE3gBznQ

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