So...everybody sweats right? Especially when they're nervous or just exercised or was just out in the hot sun, etc.
I JUST went to class today (about 15 minutes ago) and I was really nervous because I really needed to pass this piece that I've been playing SINCE APRIL! (Mozart No5) So I really wanted to clear this piece and start on the Bruch.
I bike there, because I can't drive yet. And coincidentally, even though its WINTER right now, the sun was so hot, and I was biking there as fast as possible so I could warm up my hands right before I actually started the lesson to up the possibility of me passing (by warm up I mean playable -- because have any of you noticed that your hands and fingers become clumsy and kind of bloated if you are outside in really hot sun for a while?) >:-(
So when I got there, and I played my piece, practically all of my shifts were so strained and too many were out of tune because my hand kept getting stuck!. Way more times than when I practiced.
So my question is -- how do the pros do it? How? Do they put chalk on their hands? Do they just push through it? Do they just NOT SWEAT?
I feel like this is SUCH A BIG ISSUE but it hasn't been addressed!
Although, I did end up passing my piece and I'm very happy right now :3
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