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kerrypolka:

AT LEAST THREE TIMES MARIUS

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cantaloupemusic:

#googlyeyes #shark (at Cantaloupe Music)

i am not sure what game Cantaloupe Music is playing, but i think i like it

cantaloupemusic:

#googlyeyes #shark (at Cantaloupe Music)

i am not sure what game Cantaloupe Music is playing, but i think i like it

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thebigbadfox:

Sexuality is fluid

you are permitted a maximum of one 3.4 oz (100 ml) bottle of sexuality per passenger, all bottles must be carried inside a ziplock bag and placed in a bin for inspection prior to boarding the aircraft

And you know what’s really embarrassing? Leaving yours in the seat pocket when you get off the plane. Oh my god, you wouldn’t believe the trouble we had getting it back the last time that I did that. Peter’s still laughing.

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wouterdmoor:

“[Shostakovich] gave me the score of his first Cello Concerto, and in four days I memorized it and played it for him while he accompanied me on piano. We were so happy, we drank a little vodka together. We then played it again, not so perfectly, and drank more vodka. The third time I think I played the Saint-Saens Concerto while he accompanied his own concerto. We were very happy.”

Mstistlav Rostropovich

legit, tho, playing music with friends is the best thing ever

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The Psalms of—No, David!

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Reblog if you would stay up all night to keep someone from commiting suicide

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To Wear the Red Red Rose

This is my last formal concert with the Yale Concert Band. No one finds this surprising. I’ve known this day was coming since my first audition, way back in the late summer of 2010. College is funny like that. As much room as there is for uncertainty, confusion, and exploration, so much is still anchored around certain fixed points. Spring Break. Exam Week. Graduation.

The last concert in April.

I’ve been through all these things before. As a member of the band, I’ve even been at Commencement before — this May’s will be my fourth. 

At the same time, I haven’t done any of these things before, not as a senior. It’s never been me who wouldn’t be around in the fall. I’ve never been the one marching in to the strains of Crown Imperial.

I’ve never played the last concert with a red rose pinned to my lapel.

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nonstandardrepertoire:

that moment when you’re trying to add a potential employer to your contacts, but your thumb hits the wrong button and you call them at 7 their time and your entire life flashes before your eyes

ALSO UPDATE ON THIS i got an e-mail from the pertinent person today moving things forward with no reference to the phone call so i think we are A OK. POTENTIAL CRISIS AVERTED job-related stress returning to their usual background level

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nonstandardrepertoire:

so on the one hand i came home to find that my computer’s hard drive was on the fritz, and I won’t be able to use it again for another 2 - 4 hours or so, which kind of sucks

but on the other hand, we discovered all kinds of beautiful, intimate moments in rehearsal today, some of which even i wasn’t expecting at all, and afterward the sky was the exact color of Prokofiev 7 and the air was cool but not yet nippy so I span in roulades down the sidewalk dissolving into the atmosphere as i imagined melodies swirling around me, so really i feel like i can’t complain

as an update to the computer system: very fortunately, i was able to recover almost everything from my backup disk. i haven’t poked into every nook and cranny, but it seems like the only things that didn’t make it back were a couple of preferences about display and keyboard settings. so i guess this is a friendly reminder to all to BACK UP YOUR DATA b/c this happened with literally no warning so far as i could tell. FUN TIMES! :D