Friday, May 16, 2003

I learned piano on my own. By banging on pianos I managed to deduce some of their patterns, decipher some of their encrypted beauty.

Much of what i created, I discovered later through a smattering of theory, was in minor keys - particularly A-minor and F#-minor - with many of the bass lines formed as simple triads. Minor keys are the musical incarnation of dark romance, of passion and abandon.

This week i started playing piano again. I picked up the sheet music for Tiersen's Valse d'Amelie (mp3 file), which seems to be well within my range.

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