oracne - Victoria Janssen (oracne) wrote,
oracne - Victoria Janssen

goodbye, Bach

I have my re-audition for choir on Friday, which means I need to pick something to sing for it Real Soon Now. Like, today.

I don't want to. I'm in a post-concert letdown funk, and I don't want to do anything. Or rather, everything I try to do is not satisfactory to me. Hopefully, this will pass soon.

Stearns gave us a good review for the concert, by the way. Except he said the chorus "audibly tired" in the second half. I don't know if it was being tired so much as being hot. As in, actually sweating, kept awake mostly by the spikes of pain from sore feet and knees. If it hadn't been for the intermission...well. I always think it's a matter of endurance, but it isn't, really. Concert conditions just aren't as comfortable as rehearsal conditions, ever, unless you get a lot of breaks where you sit down.

It's the adrenaline and joy in the music that carries you through.
Tags: bach b minor mass, singing

  • Wednesday reading

    Currently, I'm reading a book for anonymous review; If Chins Could Kill, a memoir by Bruce Campbell, which has a great raconteur-style prose; and…

  • Wednesday Reading

    I am almost finished with About Time Volume 3! I would be finished today, if I hadn't spent most of yesterday evening playing games on my Nook. I'm…

  • Wednesday Reading

    Currently, I'm reading Forever and Ever by Patricia Gaffney, last in the Wyckerley trilogy - this is for an online discussion that will happen in…

  • Post a new comment


    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 1 comment