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István Hirsch  Identity Verified
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Aug 14, 2010

...of translations, here is "something" nice to see and hear:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKhmFSV-XB0


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Lingua 5B  Identity Verified
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Nice. Aug 14, 2010

Certainly a very powerful voice in a tiny young girl.

I prefer this one, I think this girl is genius:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XcEo5H97CLM


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Soonthon LUPKITARO(Ph.D.)  Identity Verified
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Wonderful Aug 15, 2010

István Hirsch wrote:

...of translations, here is "something" nice to see and hear:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKhmFSV-XB0

I never expected that a small girl can do this!

Best regards

Soonthon Lupkitaro


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Heinrich Pesch  Identity Verified
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Fake? Aug 15, 2010

If you move your head so much like in this recording the voice would change too. You can experience this in karaoke. So this does not sound natural to me. A bit like Who's talkin now?
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Heinrich


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Veronica Lupascu  Identity Verified
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I think it's not fake Aug 15, 2010

Heinrich Pesch wrote:

If you move your head so much like in this recording the voice would change too. You can experience this in karaoke. So this does not sound natural to me. A bit like Who's talkin now?
Regards
Heinrich


Check it out http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VnQ-e1wU0wQ&feature=related


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freddy7  Identity Verified
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agree with both of you Aug 15, 2010

The stage performance looks VERY fake.

Her voice seems much more natural on the home recording, but with very little power.

I tend to think that the stage performance is a recording of her own voice, but with lots of processing.

Fred.


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Veronica Lupascu  Identity Verified
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This is certainly not fake Aug 15, 2010

Emily Bear, called "the next Mozzart". Now she is a genius for sure

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DdZx1oIgAHk


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Fernando Toledo  Identity Verified
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Depends Aug 15, 2010

Heinrich Pesch wrote:

If you move your head so much like in this recording the voice would change too. You can experience this in karaoke. So this does not sound natural to me. A bit like Who's talkin now?
Regards
Heinrich


Depend what kind of microphone and which equipment you use, and in this case is absolutely possible (has a lot of compressor too).


Regards


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Liv Fridtjofsen  Identity Verified
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Of course she is real Aug 15, 2010

She is just wonderful!!!

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whither has fle
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magnificent! Aug 15, 2010

Thank you so much for sharing this. I have listened 5 times already. The girl is real. Very beautiful interpretation too. Her sensitivity is extraordinary.

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Amy Duncan  Identity Verified
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Not "fake" Aug 15, 2010

Her voice is so pure and natural, not like the other little girl, Bianca, who is more of a "Broadway belter."

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Tomás Cano Binder, BA, CT  Identity Verified
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Not fake... Aug 16, 2010

...but every time I see a child performing as an adult (just see how unnaturally measured every movement, pose, and position is in her during and after the performance) I cannot help wondering how much of that is natural talent and how much was imposed to her with hard work and unkind gestures, to limits that will be damaging for this person's mental health in the long run. We have seen enough examples of kids with ruined lives as a result of being the moment's "natural wonder" (BTW: the only mentally healthy natural wonder I know is Steve Wonder).

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Suzan Hamer  Identity Verified
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Double ditto. Aug 16, 2010

Tomás Cano Binder, CT wrote:

...but every time I see a child performing as an adult (just see how unnaturally measured every movement, pose, and position is in her during and after the performance) I cannot help wondering how much of that is natural talent and how much was imposed to her with hard work and unkind gestures, to limits that will be damaging for this person's mental health in the long run. We have seen enough examples of kids with ruined lives as a result of being the moment's "natural wonder" (BTW: the only mentally healthy natural wonder I know is Steve Wonder).


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Lingua 5B  Identity Verified
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For example, M. Jackson Aug 16, 2010

Tomás Cano Binder, CT wrote:

...but every time I see a child performing as an adult (just see how unnaturally measured every movement, pose, and position is in her during and after the performance) I cannot help wondering how much of that is natural talent and how much was imposed to her with hard work and unkind gestures, to limits that will be damaging for this person's mental health in the long run. We have seen enough examples of kids with ruined lives as a result of being the moment's "natural wonder" (BTW: the only mentally healthy natural wonder I know is Steve Wonder).


Yes, that's true.

Another problem is that, more often than not, we see parents of these kids treating them as some kind of long-term business investment. That's a pressure that shouldn't be imposed on a small child.

On the other hand, you can't do anything to deny/ignore a true talent. It will find its own way to open up to the world. It's those kids that will be driven by their talent and won't be able to stop practicing, because it's an essential part of them. That's another logical perspective.





[Edited at 2010-08-16 12:56 GMT]


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