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February 15, 2003 at 7:47 PM

ugh, why arent i practicing? i really should be. sometimes i really dont feel like it. that stupid competition is not for a while....but still! arg! i went to the lamest party last night. no pot or drinking occured. actually, i dont think ive ever been at a party where that has occured. probably b/c all i do is practice all day. or dont practice in this case. viola is so annoying. so many people are like "your at msm b/c u want to be a violist?" and then they laugh. i bet people laughed at primrose and tertis too. oh well. and most of the people at the party i couldnt stand! arg! so stupid. i acutally played the introduction to the variations on a russian song of love by handoshkin i guess weird unfamiliar music like that is what is getting me into it. the people were so rude during my performance. they were talking and stuff like that. the last one, i played the 4th vieuxtemps concerto, the 1st mvt. ughhhh there are a lot of interesting pieces for violin. i think i might start Danse Russe by Stravisnky for violin. the technique i need to practice a bit, but its so cool. im obsessed with hindemith. i listened to the clarinet sonata yesterday. the 2nd mvt. has the weirdest rhythm. the pianist played it somewhat incorrectly too, very dry. ugh. started by violin sonata in e major today. its cute....cute. how dumb. ugh. and blah. its probably disaterious, im sure. i liked the discussion of mental illness and genius. interesting. i cant stand schumann. margaretha is making do those stupid romances. its just very uncomfortable to play. shifting in the middle of phrases. weird to interprete. ugh, dreadful music. i cant stand him. he was good with orchestra and piano.but viola and violin......and cello and everything else i think he was terribly awful. well, everyone has different opinions. im obsessed with glenn gould too. hes so cool. was so isolated. that was someone with musical genius and mental problems....well, i better go do something useful. going out today with mom and dad to TGIFridays. yay. my life sounds like an afterschool special. later....
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