November 9, 2007 at 12:06 AMThis year, I agreed to play second violin instead of first violin. Yesterday, the music arrived by mail, so I sat down to have a run through and make marks in the margins of the areas that would need some drilling. What did I find? Soaring melodies? Leaps to the nth position? High speed chases on dangerously exposed technical routes? Oh no.
Just when the plot thickens for part I, part II settles back to watch the show with offbeat pizzicato and a bowl of popcorn.
And the greatest part is, we both get paid the same.
Unfortunately I have no experience with this music.
By the way I hace already said in previous threads that if the passages in orchestra are too fast we can use thermodynamics so what is important is the initial state (first note) and the final one (what we have in the middle is unknown is a continuo shifting without any meaning is a dead zone )
I didn't see the movie, but the Dead Zone was a fascinating book. I was afraid to sit on toilet seats for about six months after I finished it.
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