I thought it would be fun to just have everyone share what is the music currently on your stand - what is the very last thing that you practiced? And for the vote, what era is it from?
This week I'm caught practicing quartet music, and I've been practicing the first fiddle part for the Ravel quartet. I'm going to call that 20th-century music - though it barely makes that cut, having been composed in 1903. Nonetheless, the music was very forward-looking at the time, and it is full of interesting harmonies and colors. I'll add that it doesn't just "play itself"! Having never played it, I've had to put in some time coming up with fingerings and repeating passages. I've greatly enjoyed it, though.
What happens to be on your stand right now? What did you play last, or are currently practicing? Is it music that is new to you, or something you've played for a long time? Is it orchestra music? Solo? Quartet? Something else entirely? Please tell us about it in the comments, and in the vote, tell us what era the music is from.
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