I’m back! Revving up your engine. Change of register within a theme. State “A” and state “B”

February 18,2019

I haven’t blogged for a while.  It’s been a rough month health wise and mood wise. But here i am again.  I’ve nothing too organized to write about today so please indulge me is i am desultory in this blog entry.

#1 Revving up your engine for a moment before playing a difficult passage.

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The Sad Decline of My Absolute Pitch

January 24,2019

I have a love and hate relationship with my ear.

For a person with absolute pitch, it is often the case that each individual key (C Major, C Minor, C# Major, etc.) has its own special character and aesthetic, which strongly colors any music that I play or listen to.  What I don’t know is if others with perfect pitch experience the same thing, and perhaps more importantly, whether the character or aesthetic of a particular key matches those of mine.

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Harmony in Late Brahms

January 18,2019

Harmonic wonders in Brahms’ Intermezzo Op 117 No 3 in C# Minor

#1: The key

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