|My Jewish Childhood - Update from last Blog.|
|Tuesday, 12 November 2013 21:43|
My cousin found the Rhapsody in Blue YouTube. It is so fantastic I had to pass it on to you. www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3XYGDt3yyu
How many of you play instruments? Learn when you were a child? Learn as an adult?
As many of you know, I used to play violin. Even played in the Hollywood Bowl with the L.A. Philharmonic Children's Orchestra. What days they were. Practicing 3-4 hours a day. Taking some time off to play some jazz and some popular songs, especially the melancholy ones like RUBY, from the movie, Ruby Gentry. And I still have some of my sheet music.
Although I tried to play again as an elder adult at the age of 53, some shoulder problems put that on the back burner and even though I had restorative surgery in 2008, I still can't hold the violin properly. So I will either learn to play the violin the way they did before the strolling fiddlers, like a cello, or perhaps that time has passed for me.
In the meantime, I will go to concerts and enjoy the sounds made by others.
In the meantime, I will listen to my cousin Michele with her wonderful solo.
Thanks for reading My Jewish Childhood Blog - update.