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My former piano teacher would be slightly horrified.

I, on the other hand, find it somewhat fascinating I can still synchronize finger movements.

For serious. It’s been over 10 yrs. Muscle memory does exist! But it teases. One of my most favourite classical pieces and motivated to re-learn properly one day. 2nd & 3rd movements. All 11 pages. That’ll be fun for everyone involved; repetition at its finest.

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Musical Psychoanalysis

Can easily sit at the piano for hours and play. It relaxes. Soothes. Clears my mind.

Yet, dozens upon dozens of sheet music sit on the piano, half-learned. Have become quite adept at flitting from song to song. Quickly obsessed. Then, easily bored. A Sagittarius trait, yes. Not proud of it.

Cannot sit for hours and learn a song. Properly. The way I used to. Memorize a song? Forget it.

Repetition is… repetitious.

No wonder I kicked ass in school; discipline & memorization skills were in overdrive. Now, on a semi-permanent vacay. Stretched out on a beach, languishing in the heat.

Contradict it with – when I love a song, I love it for life.

So, what I’m saying is…you need to be extra-special to hold my attention.

Hmm, a parallel can be drawn somewhere.

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One of my absolute favourite songs. To play. To listen.

Fell in love when I first heard it in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, sung by the fairest lady of all – Audrey Hepburn. Recorded for Mother’s Day last year.

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