October 5, 2007 at 7:22 AMMy quartet pulled a fast one on me tonight. We were preparing to play Motzart's "Dissonant" quartet. It started innocently enough, determining tempo, reviewing who started the first few beats of the measure (the cello starts first). We were poised to play Motzart. I'm up in third position ready to start on the 3rd beat of the measure with an A-flat. But instead of the cello opening with four quarter notes on the open C, it was a sustained half note! What was going on? Are we starting on a different movement?!?!?! As my eyes start scanning the sheet music in front of me trying to figure out where I went wrong, when I notice the what is being played. This is definately NOT Motzart!!! What is this? It is "Happy Birthday"!!!
LOL! EVIL musicians!!!!!
The first word I saw in your blog was 'EVIL' and I thought, "Woah, is someone calling me?"
Happy 29th birthday! : )
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