[NetBehaviour] At 75, my life in qin

Alan Sondheim sondheim at panix.com
Sun Feb 4 23:26:31 CET 2018

I should! Already passed a hundred months!

Best! Alan

On Sun, 4 Feb 2018, Michael Szpakowski wrote:

> Happy Birthday to you Alan! As they sing in Poland, may you live a hundred
> years!
> michael
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> From: Alan Sondheim <sondheim at panix.com>
> To: NetBehaviour for networked distributed creativity
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> Sent: Sunday, February 4, 2018 4:15 PM
> Subject: [NetBehaviour] At 75, my life in qin
> At 75, my life in qin
> http://www.alansondheim.org/life75qin.jpg
> http://www.alansondheim.org/life75qin.mp3
> I began at 11:39 to midnight, ended at 11:57. Qin music, and I
> was thinking, the last moment of a birthday which speaks of
> sadness, darkness, rupture. No matter what, this. So as to think
> through, in this music, that this is my life. Playing, I was
> aware of. And mono no aware of. Mind and hands together, not a
> wrong note. But my life. So a tag or label to leave behind. And
> I consider this an inspiration. Such delicate wood, strings.
> Such a moment as once in my life. This, this piece, interval, a
> summing-up. Or diminution before the fact. But a summing up. I
> cannot play better than this. I cannot do more than this. Guard
> this music with your life. It is guard music. It is what I have
> always felt and said, music is a problem. As am I.
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