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Musicians.

Post by aceuggy » Wed October 13th, 2010, 5:41 pm

I'm not sure I qualify properly as a musician, but I noodle about on the bass guitar and play Djembe drums in a drum circle. Are ther any musicians out there? I'm interested to know. Do you play in a rock band, orchestra or, like me, just for your own pleasure.

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Post by Michy » Wed October 13th, 2010, 5:51 pm

I am a piano player. I am one of the players for my church (we have 4-5 players and rotate). I have a baby grand at home that I play for my own pleasure (great stress-buster!!!!).

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Post by M.M. Bennetts » Wed October 13th, 2010, 7:40 pm

I'm a classically trained pianist...mostly now performing only semi-professionally as an accompanist for lieder and opera singers, specialising in music of the late 18th and early 19th century.

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Post by LoveHistory » Wed October 13th, 2010, 7:42 pm

I am a singer. I also play the guitar a bit, the piano less, and write songs. Used to be in a singing group with my sisters. Put out an acoustic album of my music in 2004.
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Post by Michy » Wed October 13th, 2010, 8:27 pm

I sing, as well -- wasn't thinking of that before. ;) I sing in a choir, in groups and solo. Love to sing....... choir practice is one of my favorite times of the week.

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Post by Telynor » Sat October 16th, 2010, 8:07 pm

I play the piano, harpiscord, and clarinet, and have done some noodling on the medieval harp. Piano and harpsicord mostly these days, by way of a keyboard. It is a great stress buster, especially when I start playing Bach.

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Post by michellemoran » Sat October 16th, 2010, 8:55 pm

I used to be quite good at the piano, but now I'd be hard-pressed to play Twinkle Twinkle. I didn't think it was possible to lose your musical skills like that, but maybe I'm "special" case. I do play the harp - although not very well! My desire/passion is far greater than any talent I'll ever have.
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Post by Telynor » Tue October 19th, 2010, 6:28 am

[quote=""michellemoran""]I used to be quite good at the piano, but now I'd be hard-pressed to play Twinkle Twinkle. I didn't think it was possible to lose your musical skills like that, but maybe I'm "special" case. I do play the harp - although not very well! My desire/passion is far greater than any talent I'll ever have.[/quote]

Practice. Seriously. I didn't have access to an instrument for nearly two decades, but now I make time every day for an hour of practice when I can -- works out to four-five days a week, and my skills started to come back. So don't ever give up.

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Post by michellemoran » Sat October 30th, 2010, 7:18 pm

Of course, you're right Telynor. :) I need to dust off my music books!
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