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Offline yotam128

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Riding - finally completed after 8 years
« on: March 24, 2017, 07:11:02 PM »
Hello everyone,

This is a piece of mine called "Riding"
There is a story that is not exactly the story of the piece but it is a story that's intertwined with the piece.
I wanted for a long time to learn to ride on a bicycle and I was envious with people who were doing it freely. It seemed so easy and fun. My parents didn't teach me how to ride because they weren't taught to do it themselves. I had a few riding lesson with my older sister who also learned to ride late in her life. It took a long time. Every visit that I made to my sisters house including a bicycle riding session. That still happens today.

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Re: Riding - finally completed after 8 years
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2017, 04:23:36 AM »
Hi, Yotam, welcome to GMG!

I enjoyed the piece very much, and the pianist gave a very engaged performance, congratulations!

I'm a bit interested in your process, how was it that the piece had such a long gestation?
Karl Henning, Ph.D.
Composer & Clarinetist
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[Matisse] was interested neither in fending off opposition,
nor in competing for the favor of wayward friends.
His only competition was with himself. — Françoise Gilot