Misty and the Aussies

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  1. misty.sj

    misty.sj Forte User

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    I dislike Vegemite on toast, but a spoonful really improves beef soup! It's actually a lot like miso paste.

    Rehearsal last night was great! I need to figure out the public transport next time though because I JUST missed the bus I needed and so JUST MISSED the train I needed and had to wait at the train station 45 minutes, and got home right around 11:30 pm. I have most of the music now so I have things to practice for the "tunes" part of my practice. I am actually doing quite well endurance-wise in the 2.5 hour rehearsal. That's because as you guys well know, there is not a ton of play time in a rehearsal. ;)
     
  2. Ed Lee

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    Here in the U.S. the "Breakfast of Champions" is/was Wheaties. I guess I'm not a champion because to my knowledge I never ate any. Too, also to my knowledge I never ate Vegemite.
     
  3. kingtrumpet

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    not a ton of practice -- because of those stupid woodwinds ---- the conductor always makes the trumpets wait out their 35 bar rest -- and then when we are about to play ---- then the conductor stops, so the woodwinds can "REPLAY" what they already screwed up in the first place ---- but still sitting there in rehearsal (the lips playing, then sitting and getting cold, and the on and off playing) still takes some endurance --- keep it up, you will do fine!!!
     
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  4. misty.sj

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    Believe me, you'd know.
     
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    It looks like salmon egg jelly and sort of tastes like rancid salmon egg jelly would smell but not as good and saltier.
     
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    I'm never going to able to look at that yellow jar the same way again now...

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  7. misty.sj

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    Had a tough practice today. I was tired and what is up with all the E-sharp and all that nonsense. Any of you ever do a band arrangement of Courtly Dances by Britten? Not sure the arranger. But Britten is weird. I have sung Ceremony of Carols and some other stuff by him.
     
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    WOW, KT this is one of the most non-nonsense posts you have come up with in some time. You exactly described one (or all) of our Band rehearsals to a "T". It is frustrating when you are in one of the most proficient sections of the band, so always the time is devoted to the ones with the difficulties!!:cool:
     
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    Yes we did this one recently - the 2nd/3rd chairs have some very awkward fingerings, but work on it - the piece has some rewards when it is mastered.

    .... and ours too, and are the woodwinds not always the last to turn up to rehearsal - it's as if they don't have any enthusiasm for the challenge that is trumpet.
     

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