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Topic: Well, Shucks!

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    Senior Member rwayland's Avatar
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    Well, Shucks!

    Yesterday, before I got up, today's concert, and interview with the pianist including good mention of my piece, and my work, went on the air, national coverage, and I slept through it.

    However, the performance was this afternoon, and I did not sleep through it. The hall was full, the piano was a 9' Knabe, which I like very much. The short piece was well received, and I was asked to say a few words. It was a great effort for me to get up there, and my right leg dragged, but I made it. It was a pleasure for me, as that was the first time in a long while that anything of mine has been performed.


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    Richard -

    Congratulations to you in having your piece performed and having it well received! What a joy to hear your music played!

    Music and humor are healthy for the soul.

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    Nice, very nice. And dragging legs.... what the heck. As long as your brain is working and your music is performed, is there anything else you want?!



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    Congratulations Richard!

    I hope the piece was done justice.

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    Congratulations on having your piece played Richard!!! Missing the radio broadcast sucks, but maybe they archive their shows - you might be able to get hold of a copy?

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    Toutes mes félicitations ! This is wonderful news.
    Kind Regards

    Louis Dekker
    My Music Site

    Pour être grand, il faut avoir été petit.

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    Congratulations on the performance of your piece and the comments made over the air waves. What a feeling that must be for you!
    [Music is the Rhythm, Harmony and Breath of Life]
    "Music is music, and a note's a note" - Louis 'Satchmo' Armstrong


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    Congratulations...thanks for sharing your experience. It is always such a feeling when the work we do alone is shared with others and to good result. Kudos.

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    I know how you felt with the performance of one of
    your piano compositions. It's such a wonderful, inner
    feeling of satisfaction to know that you created a
    musical composition worthy of public performance.
    Audience acceptance of it is icing on the cake.

    Congratulations Richard.......

    Jack Cannon--MacBook Pro (2015, 13") GPO4/5, JABB3, Auth. STEINWAY, YAMAHA CFX, Gofriller CELLO, Stradivari VIOLIN, COMB2, WORLD, HARPS, PIPE ORGANS, FINALE 25.5, DORICO 1.2.10, Mac Pro 2.66 GHz CPU, 8 GB RAM, DP 9.51, MOTU Traveler, MOTU Micro Express, MacBook Pro (2012, 13") 2.2 Ghz CPU, 8 GB RAM.

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    Congrats, Richard. That's quite the honor and fwiw, sleeping through that interview.....that's the sign of a true pro in my book.

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