Klarinet Archive - Posting 000356.txt from 1997/12
From: Roger Garrett <rgarrett@-----.edu>
Subj: Re: aids to performance
Date: Tue, 9 Dec 1997 09:08:56 -0500
yes....but you might THINK that it does!!
On Sun, 7 Dec 1997, Edinger/Gilman wrote:
> Roger Garrett wrote:
> On Sat, 6 Dec 1997, Sherri wrote:
> > My friend (the 1st seat) could down a pitcher of beer and play the=20
> > Nielsen Clar Cto PERFECTLY. As for me... well..... I can't down a=20
> > pitcher of beer.=20
> Well, either you should learn to so that you can play the Nielsen
> perfectly, or his story is a crock....LOL..
> OMIGOSH!! All these years, and I=92d never thought of that! I will now
> attempt to get snockered and play the Rossini Theme & Variations to
> perfection. Will report accordingly. (BTW, I can already tell you that
> doing this doesn@-----.)
> Seriously, though, I have found that even the smallest amount of alcohol
> consumption adversely affects my playing for hours and I assiduously
> avoid wine for dinner on any night I plan to practice or rehearse (and
> I@-----. Any other takes on the effects of alcohol on
> playing, positive or negative?
> Bill E.