Monday, December 3, 2012

Junior Mozart Music Club

Object to be Destroyed by Man Ray



Junior Mozart Music Club

Mrs. Hart did her best.
Eighth note and arpeggio,
B Major and Für Elise
floated around my
adolescent head
looking for all the world
like that new top
I saw at the mall,
and sounding like
Saturday morning cartoons.
My metronome gathered dust
and I was (obviously)
not a star at the
quarterly meeting of the
Junior Mozart Music Club.

At least I looked cute for my piano recital :)

21 comments:

  1. You certainly LOOK like a star!

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  2. Quite an elegant dress -- seems like it might have made pedaling the piano a challenge, though!

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  3. for some reason that dress makes you look disproportionally tall - i think its the high waistband

    In our music class in the period of two years we saw one Xylophone between two children - once. The rest of the time was spent watching our teacher sip her coffee, call us "people" and ask us to keep quiet (the coffee was there for a reason)

    Oh, and interesting factoid - Mozart's first name isn't Wolfgang - It's Johannes

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  4. All god's children got a place in the choir...where you found your niche, Bug.

    What a cutie you were (and are).

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  5. Yes, once "Fur Elise" gets into your head, it won't let up. :-)

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  6. I took piano for about a year. I do wish now I could play the piano.

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  7. Nice one! And you do still look cute.

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  8. In that picture you show the confidence of a child protege.

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  9. Yes, indeed. You did look cute for your recital.

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  10. I agree with the others ... you certainly LOOK like a star (I suspect you were in reality.)

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  11. Butter wouldn't melt :) Love the photo and the Mag.

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  12. You should have been in the Mickey Mouse Club. You're perfect!

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  13. You were adorable! I took seven years of piano lessons...which didn't take...

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  14. I once was at a piano concert, big fancy do with a famous artist playing Beethoven, and someone's cell phone went off. Fur Elise. Went off for a whole minute. I think the owner was too embarrassed to make a move for it.

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  15. You are adorable in your fancy party dress.

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  16. Isn't she the cutest thing? Love your poem, Bug...

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  17. Your poem reminds me of my piano lesson days. I dreaded those recitals!

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  18. Very cute. I'd better go practice...

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