At 01:58 PM 9/1/98 -0500, Douglas Cole wrote:
>For our Slow Session note readers, I am writing an introduction for our
>revised book of tunes that says how to get from the Bare Bones of our sheet
>music to an accomplished sound. I would like to give them a compelling
>reason to improve, or build on, their playing. How would you do this?
One main reason is, if they ever want to get out of the slow session and
play in a real session with musicians they may not have met before, which is
in part what makes playing Irish music such fun, they are going to have to
let go of the books. There is no way one can use books to play in a real
session. You have to have the tune meorized. Another main reason is, as I
stated earlier, you're not *really* playing this music if you're reading
notes on a page.
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