By Ausra Motuzaite-Pinkeviciene (get free updates of new posts here)
I forgot to add mixture in the last part of Allein Gott by Krebs.
You'll probably see why - at that moment my both hands were busy drawing a few stops at the same time.
And the stop handles are very difficult to handle on this organ.
I was really worried my principal chorus registration wouldn't sound very powerful.
I felt bad about it. So bad that Vidas had to convince me that it was OK to post this recording online.
I know deep down it doesn't matter if I add a mixture or not.
This is a once-in-a-life performance of this piece. Unique.
Next time maybe I'll play it differently.
Nobody cares anyway.
Here's what matters:
I plan a lot of things to go certain way.
But often they go differently from what I planned.
And I would be stressed out because of the different outcome.
I wouldn't know if the outcome would be better or worse. Just different.
I need to relax. I'll get another chance.
If not, that's OK, too.
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