Morning Sitting in the Study.
Morning reading and writing…
Once again: increasingly during the past decade, academics have begun to address matters of my practical concern. Two quotes from this morning’s reading…
Prof. Mine Doganton-Tuck in Music And Familiarity:
Commenting on one’s musicianship is a sensitive issue as it implicates the self and how it is perceived…
The experienced performer has the expressive flexibility to de-familiarise the familiar…
Reflectings: the trajectory of a player’s life.
Perhaps, losing interest in continuing to develop as a musician/performer; where a sufficient preparation for performance becomes dinner with a nice glass of wine, or two.
A player where exuberance, enthusiasm and energy take precedence over concerns for subtlety and form.
Morning listening: Beethoven SQs.
Continuing to compile The Guitar Circle and add new material, once again against constant disruption.
Afternoon practicing in the Cellar.
And hooray! Almost twelve hours of rain. The gardener in me is grateful.
18.56 The Guitar Circle compiled, at a new stage.