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Holding your breath for 16 measures of straight sixteenth notes, including staccatos, slurs, and accents in every measure, on an oboe. Try it.

I am proud to say that I have mastered it. It's for my All-County audition piece. Auditions on the 10th. Oh, god.

I wasn't sure to post this in the Sanctuary (because I can do it) or the Rants (because of how my head feels). Definitely the rants. :?

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Holding your breath for 16 measures of straight sixteenth notes, including staccatos, slurs, and accents in every measure, on an oboe. Try it.

I am proud to say that I have mastered it. It's for my All-County audition piece. Auditions on the 10th. Oh, god.

I wasn't sure to post this in the Sanctuary (because I can do it) or the Rants (because of how my head feels). Definitely the rants. :?

You should teach yourself to circular-breathe. I am absolutely terrible at holding my breath, so I can never sustain for very long. Now that I can circular breathe, though, I can play until my chops give out, without ever appearing to need a breath.

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You should teach yourself to circular-breathe. I am absolutely terrible at holding my breath, so I can never sustain for very long. Now that I can circular breathe, though, I can play until my chops give out, without ever appearing to need a breath.

I tried to do that. I never got it, though. Couldn't keep the sound up; it always went flat at best.

 

The Doctor: There was a goblin, or a trickster, or a warrior... A nameless, terrible thing, soaked in the blood of a billion galaxies. The most feared being in all the cosmos. And nothing could stop it, or hold it, or reason with it. One day it would just drop out of the sky and tear down your world.
Amy: But how did it end up in there?
The Doctor: You know fairy tales. A good wizard tricked it.
River Song: I hate good wizards in fairy tales; they always turn out to be him.

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Possibly. I've never heard of a tuba player doing it...so that lends some credence to your thought.

 

The Doctor: There was a goblin, or a trickster, or a warrior... A nameless, terrible thing, soaked in the blood of a billion galaxies. The most feared being in all the cosmos. And nothing could stop it, or hold it, or reason with it. One day it would just drop out of the sky and tear down your world.
Amy: But how did it end up in there?
The Doctor: You know fairy tales. A good wizard tricked it.
River Song: I hate good wizards in fairy tales; they always turn out to be him.

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You should teach yourself to circular-breathe. I am absolutely terrible at holding my breath, so I can never sustain for very long. Now that I can circular breathe, though, I can play until my chops give out, without ever appearing to need a breath.

Good idea. I'll try it, but I doubt I'll be able to master it, let alone do it, by Saturday. It'll be useful later though, I'm sure.

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:shock: Ouch. My school doesn't have science coursework - we have these ISAs (investigation skills assessment) instead. I do History too, but our coursework was done in class. Its better that way IMO. My ICT and English deadlines are a long way away though. :D

(i need to get back to some revision. procrastination is overpowering me :P )

Merry Christmas

 

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All I know is Dr. Hoffman is going to rip off my ears when she finds out I didn't read that article she handed to use before the break. That woman scares me sometimes...

Besides, the entire article is about a man who convicts all non-organ donors of murder. Really, it just made me laugh when I glanced through it.

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Port Isabel Public Library? Google, why do you fail me?

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"I wish I had never been born," she said. "What are we born for?"

"For infinite happiness," said the Spirit. "You can step out into it at any moment..."

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