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Mendy Smith

Birthday Suprise!

October 5, 2007 at 7:22 AM

My 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!!!!!

From Mischa S.
Posted on October 5, 2007 at 2:13 PM
In this case: Herzlichen Gl├╝ckwunsch zum Geburtstag, Mendy!! :)
From Karin Lin
Posted on October 5, 2007 at 5:14 PM
Awww, that's so sweet! Happy birthday!
From Donna Clegg
Posted on October 5, 2007 at 5:31 PM
Happy Birthday to you!
From Linda L
Posted on October 5, 2007 at 7:58 PM
Happy birthday! :)

The first word I saw in your blog was 'EVIL' and I thought, "Woah, is someone calling me?"

From Terez Mertes
Posted on October 9, 2007 at 6:23 PM
Oh, how cute! : )

Happy 29th birthday! : )

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