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  •  Nothing in the world like playing (2+ / 0-)
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    chingchongchinaman, shari

    in one.

    I played the New World Symphony (second clarinet) and when that main theme kicks in in the final movement, it's so overwhelming; I could tell what notes I was playing by the vibrations through my fingers, because I could hear nothing at all but that wave of MUSIC.

    When you come to find how essential the comfort of a well-kept home is to the bodily strength and good conditions, to a sound mind and spirit, and useful days, you will reverence the good housekeeper as I do above artist or poet, beauty or genius.

    by Alexandra Lynch on Sat Apr 06, 2013 at 10:20:07 PM PDT

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    •  there's supposed to be a connection in the..... (2+ / 0-)
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      .....finale of Dvorak 9 to Longfellow's Hiawatha poems.  Personally, if I were a conductor, I'd like to tell the orchestra to think of the final act of Thelma and Louise in that film as they play the coda at the very end, particularly that last chord.

      "It's only in books that the officers of the detective force are superior to the weakness of making a mistake." (Wilkie Collins, The Moonstone)

      by chingchongchinaman on Sat Apr 06, 2013 at 10:43:10 PM PDT

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