10. December 2008 · Comments Off on BQOD · Categories: BQOD

As we sat waiting for the concert, there was one lonely oboist on the sparsely set but extended stage trimming his reed–not the usual crescendo as musicians take their seats and noodle through upcoming passages and warmups.

The gorgeous double-reed parts were so lyrical that I felt drawn to follow them as one of Homer’s sirens.

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