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Joshua Iyer

The Art of Just Playing

June 1, 2013 at 10:55 PM

It's fun just sitting (for me, standing) and playing violin on a rainy afternoon. I played things from my big binder of random violin music and printed out more stuff from to sightread. From 4:40pm-almost 6pm, I played Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Mozart, Holst, Debussy, a little Vivaldi, and... I think that's it. So I was all over the place. Either way, it was a fun (and better) way to spend the afternoon, taking a break from studying, then sitting at the computer playing a video game. I didn't dare compose, because then I wouldn't be focused on my finals. Tuesday at noon, I'm heading home and, after re-listening to everything, I'm getting started right away! :)

From Laura Lyon
Posted on June 2, 2013 at 4:13 PM
At the end of the day, this is what it is about for most of us. Just playing... loving the music. Nothing more or less.
From Joshua Iyer
Posted on June 2, 2013 at 5:53 PM
Yep! I think I tell myself that twenty times a day. :)

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