Written by Joshua Iyer
Published: January 7, 2014 at 6:10 PM [UTC]
And it's always nice to play violin when it's extremely cold outside. Yesterday the electricity was out for about twenty minutes (we had no who'll today and yesterday), and although I was playing the piano, I could have just as easily picked up my violin and played, as neither of those things require electricity. And it was very relaxing, just staying inside the house, while it was cold outside. To quote Vivaldi, "To rest contentedly beside the hearth,/while those outside are drenched by pouring rain." (From his sonnet for "Winter")
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