Yesterday was the first day that I’d repeated the previous day’s musical idea quite so closely.
I’ve repeated myself before. Sometimes intentionally, but just as often “
by mistake” (let’s call it “without conscious intention” instead). Similar tempos, similar grooves, pretty close on the tone-center, same mode. Melodic motifs—now there’s a pitfall. I’m discovering that I’m going to my go-to melodic gestures quite a bit.
But two days in a row?
It gets worse. Continue reading “The Dangers of Daily Practice”