September 1, 2007 at 3:22 PMThree weeks ago we (Joyce, my wife, and Olga, Clara and Fleur, our daughters) were at the International Summer School of Music, at Dartington, UK. One of the traditional features of the School is the instrument workshop, where anyone can come and ask a question, or play something and ask for feedback. Another is the master class, which is for advanced students, a teacher, and an audience.
I've spent months working on it, and am only 'really' getting there in ways that will allow the relaxation to mature, having to anticipate everything--which is sort of ironic.
This along with related exercises shared on this site are my winter basics, along with pushing my core program along to the extent that is possible.
I'm listening to Korngold as I write, and can hear the results of fluidity so clearly. Contrasting, someone posted a simple duet candidate that I find is maybe where I should begin/continue rather than more complex music.
Knowing myself, I'll continue to push anyway. ;(.... ;).
But I'll ultimately get to a good level.
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