A man would do nothing if he waited until he could do it so well that no one could find fault. ~John Henry Newman, English theologian and poet
Because of the pandemic, I haven’t had a flute lesson in months, and I’ve missed it.
It’s bad enough practicing the same pieces assigned to me back in early March; but knowing that I might have slipped into bad form/habits without somebody to supervise me is worrisome.
If I were to begin life again, I would devote it to music. It is the only cheap and unpunished rapture upon earth. ~Sydney Smith, English writer and cleric
Helps keep my rhythms even.
Apps for everything!
I’m working on a particularly tricky sonatina by a Danish composer in my flute lessons this summer.
Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. ~Berthold Auerbach, German-Jewish poet and author
The Thunderer (Concert March) by John Philip Sousa
We’re midway through the season for Community Band now, and I find myself pondering its attraction.