Pax (funcrunch) wrote,

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Musical progress

Tonight I transcribed a complete song (R.E.M.'s Texarkana) by ear for the first time since our wedding three years ago. I need boyziggy to check the chords for accuracy before I bring the results to my rock workshop, but I'm pretty pleased that I managed to do it at all as I normally don't even try unless I have at least guitar tabs to go from. Since I couldn't find the sheet music on the SF Library web site and the On-Line Guitar Archive seems to be shut down for legal reasons (grr), I was forced to make a go of it on my own, which was a Good Thing.

In fact I felt so good afterward that I pulled out my Elton John and Billy Joel songbooks and played and sang at the piano for the first time in weeks. I used to do this all the time. Another Good Thing.
Tags: singing

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