Greetings men, my name is Allan. I have been studying the two year course of Music 1 and the date of my final performance examination has been declared to be the 4th of September. I will be required…Continue
"Allan, My wife and I have much experience in musical performance. Here is what we do:
If the pieces are to be memorized, make sure the memory is solid and not just what we call "muscle memory." The memory has got to be a combination of…"
"I break a piece down in to sections. After each section is clean, usually if I can perform it without mistakes ten times in a row, I then move on to another one. At the end when I put it all together and peform the piece it works out…"
"When I was in the band at school I would drive my mother crazy practicing. I played percussion and would have my sticks with me at all times. It's how you get to Carnegie Hall, practice, practice, practice. Try getting your…"
Greetings men, my name is Allan. I have been studying the two year course of Music 1 and the date of my final performance examination has been declared to be the 4th of September. I will be required to perform 4 pieces, each demonstrating one of the three elective areas which i have studied in the recent year. I play the piano and the euphonium (a close cousin to the baritone and tuba) and have selected my pieces; two each instrument. I am seeking advice from any musicians or performers in…See More
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"I was in my thirties throughout the 80s, and spent the entirety of it in uniform, close to half in Europe.
Anyone remember the communist Baader-Meinhof group and the Red Army Faction?
They were very real threats to US forces in Germany during the…"
"Thanks for the original reply as well as the update. I'm going with the Parker as you suggested, primarily based on your recommendation, and also price. As I said before, this would be a first time for me and I don't see the…"
"Addendum- Yup, I'm still sticking with the Parker. Gave the MD Dragon a spin, and while it's ok (certainly better than disposables), it's a little heavier and thicker on the blade end, making it a bit harder to manuever. Still got a…"