Again, this is not really a Bonanza but it is so fun to alliterate!
I had my second lesson with Andrew Burn this week and learned that Switzerland changes Daylight Savings Time two weeks after we do in the United States - I had no idea.
Working intentionally to practice this past month revealed many things:
- it's challenging to carve out time for a "new" endeavor
- it's challenging to motivate myself for an endeavor at which I am not "good"
- it's challenging to think musically when I'm struggling with fundamentals
- FUNDAMENTALS, FUNDAMENTALS, FUNDAMENTALS
- while the Baroque bassoon is a different instrument from my modern bassoon, and should be treated as such, the approach to learning is the same