I was watching tv the other evening, whilst doing some musical training for my own piano lessons. A case of quickly naming each note from it’s place on a stave. The computer was getting quicker and quicker and my speed was not. Whilst waiting for something lifestyle in nature, on came a trailer for a talent content in the US, the child in the trailer was apparently British and was now going down a storm. All I could see and hear was a screaming, yelping somewhat tuneless rendition of Janis Joplin – I’m sure it was meant to be her singing about her Mercedes Benz. I’m not a fan of the tv pop music talent shows, I am in a minority though. Most folk cheer and yell hysterically for each act. I think the children work hard to get the stage audition piece but few of them seem to have musical training – which means just copying someone else’s talent.