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- Taking one on tour was like taking a harpsichord on tour
I had a visceral, cringing reaction to this. Ugghhhhh. Worse than Harps!
It blows my mind that people like Mozart needed to bring their own keyboard places for performances - gotta hire a few dudes, have them negotiate it down some stairwells and carry it out through an Austrian winter evening so you can go play at some rich schmuck's party.
On the plus side at least the legs were a separate feature and you could just follow behind the harpsichord dudes, carrying your fold-up fortepiano legs. And your music. And also probably everyone elses' music because you just finished writing the piece.
transhumanism always sounds very... wisdom of Chopra to me.
I've been binging on Netflix lately.
Wynona Earp - Surprisingly decent. will watch season 2 when it comes out.
Hemlock Grove - still reserving judgement, but pretty positive. Best werewolf transformation i've seen personally.
Abstract - another netflix made docu-series. Really interesting, actually.
Fifth Element - i appreciated this rewatch. real good.
10 Cloverfield Lane - Also worth a rewatch. Mary Elizabeth Winstead is killer in this movie.
edit: Oh, I watched the Grand Budapest Hotel. It was great!
see, I want one of these. they're just like, $1000 or so out of my price range. https://www.babboe.co.uk/cargo-bikes/shopby/velocargo_type-three_wheels.html
When I need to commiserate through music, I've got a few varied choices. I recommend listening to them above safe volumes.
Shostakovich - 5th symphony in D Minor
Shostakovich wrote this piece while being... unpopular with the soviet government critics. it was the piece that turned his career around, and brought him back into favour with the government. All of it is fantastic, but the 4th movement has a few truly special moments - especially for me as a player. Some anchoring points for listening pleasure - 2:13 (when the piece moves into a new tempo as the trumpet solo starts), coming into 2:38 (where the basses come in), 3:03 (wherein shit gets fucking real), 4:16 (being in the orchestra for this point is an electric feeling) 5:38 (where the theme comes crawling out of the depths) 7:40, 8:40 (another moment where being in the orchestra is an electric experience).
There's a lot of stuff built into this piece that is sort of "Inside Baseball", including some references to Beethoven's 5th symphony that make it extra special for me as a nerd, but I hope you gain some enjoyment and catharsis from this piece.
Death Cab for Cutie - Tiny Vessels
I am the girl, as i listen to this song.
Julien Baker - Go Home
"I know you're still worried
I'm gonna get scared again
try and make my insides clean
with your kitchen bleach, but
I've kissed enough bathroom sinks
to make up for the lovers
who never loved me
And i know,
my body is just dirty clothes
tired of washing my hands
god I wanna go home."
probably would've helped if they hadn't tried to steal tech from google.
you're fine. It was definitely written unclearly. <3
naw man, If I was pissed off specifically at you, I would have responded directly to you instead of . You just happened to ask a question that does often get asked with malice in the heart. I got where you were coming from, and took your question in the spirit it was asked, which seemed to be a good one to me.
Keep me posted for when you open up your etsy store. I know a lot of Mascs who would die for some dope ass short sleeve button downs, and if you're up for the challenge I know a few people (myself included) who would be into women's button downs, especially if you can mod a pattern for wider shoulders.
I would spread this ALL OVER the Ontario queer community.