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#346 louise1712

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Posted 30 September 2012 - 08:20

Well done everyone, sorry I had to dash off without seeing the end. Thanks for a great day smile.gif
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Posted 30 September 2012 - 08:31

Fab day, well done everyone for all the performances/catering/friendship, and particular well done to Vicky - I knew you could do it! smile.gif
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Posted 30 September 2012 - 08:52

Thank you to Vicky for organising, and to everyone for playing. I had such a good time. Sorry I was a bit out of it, I acquired a virus from somewhere (note to self, stop opening dodgy emails that say "make money fast").
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Posted 30 September 2012 - 10:05

Thank you all for an enjoyable afternoon - it was a very relaxed performance atmosphere. Many new (to me) faces, and great to see the evident progress of those whom I've known for longer. I hope the circulation to your extremities came back quickly in the meal afterwards wink.gif.

QUOTE(corenfa @ Sep 30 2012, 09:52 AM) View Post
I acquired a virus from somewhere (note to self, stop opening dodgy emails that say "make money fast").

Oh that one's easy to fix - open the email which links you to a free virus scanner that totally isn't a keylogger. (You might need to apt-get install wine first, though.)
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#350 corenfa

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Posted 30 September 2012 - 10:43

QUOTE(YetAnotherPianist @ Sep 30 2012, 11:05 AM) View Post

Thank you all for an enjoyable afternoon - it was a very relaxed performance atmosphere. Many new (to me) faces, and great to see the evident progress of those whom I've known for longer. I hope the circulation to your extremities came back quickly in the meal afterwards wink.gif.

QUOTE(corenfa @ Sep 30 2012, 09:52 AM) View Post
I acquired a virus from somewhere (note to self, stop opening dodgy emails that say "make money fast").

Oh that one's easy to fix - open the email which links you to a free virus scanner that totally isn't a keylogger. (You might need to apt-get install wine first, though.)


apt-get open-bottle wine? mmm...

(actually I don't like wine, but that's just me)
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#351 YetAnotherPianist

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Posted 30 September 2012 - 12:37

QUOTE(corenfa @ Sep 30 2012, 11:43 AM) View Post

apt-get open-bottle wine? mmm...

(actually I don't like wine, but that's just me)

Try apt-add-repository ppa:oddbins - you might be able to find an older version of wine that is better than a 2012 release.
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#352 corenfa

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Posted 30 September 2012 - 12:52

QUOTE(YetAnotherPianist @ Sep 30 2012, 01:37 PM) View Post

QUOTE(corenfa @ Sep 30 2012, 11:43 AM) View Post

apt-get open-bottle wine? mmm...

(actually I don't like wine, but that's just me)

Try apt-add-repository ppa:oddbins - you might be able to find an older version of wine that is better than a 2012 release.


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Posted 30 September 2012 - 13:25

Many thanks to Vicky Violin for a great day.

All of the performances were fantastic biggrin.gif
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Posted 30 September 2012 - 20:26

QUOTE(PianoNotes @ Sep 29 2012, 09:01 PM) View Post

It was a fab afternoon. It was lovely to meet Nicki Flute, and catch up with others. It was nice to chat to you, albeit briefly, mid-afternoon Seer_Green. It was a wonderful programme. Thanks to Vicky Violin and all concerned in the setting up of this event.

I was honoured that I was on your hit list of people to meet! (not sure hit list is quite the right word!) Brilliant to meet you too.

QUOTE(anacrusis @ Sep 29 2012, 10:20 PM) View Post

I know those who had accompanists really appreciated what it is to have their support and expertise also.... *cheers* woot.gif .

Oddly enough, I know the acoustic felt a bit challenging for some during warmup - and yet we could hear everyone's playing really clearly biggrin.gif.

Yes - I definitely appreciate having good accompanists.

It was much better for the concert, I think because the lid was open. But I agree, it was lovely to listen to things in.

QUOTE(corenfa @ Sep 30 2012, 09:52 AM) View Post

Thank you to Vicky for organising, and to everyone for playing. I had such a good time. Sorry I was a bit out of it, I acquired a virus from somewhere (note to self, stop opening dodgy emails that say "make money fast").

You didn't seem out of it to me. Lovely to meet you too!

QUOTE(YetAnotherPianist @ Sep 30 2012, 11:05 AM) View Post

I hope the circulation to your extremities came back quickly in the meal afterwards wink.gif.


I don't think my circulation ever reaches normal levels, *ice cube*

Thanks Vicky for organising.
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Posted 30 September 2012 - 21:26

i had a fantastic day yesterday. Everyone i met were really nice smile.gif

Thanks to Vicky Violin for organising this event. (and barry who was very supportive)
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Posted 30 September 2012 - 22:18

Thanks Vicky for organising a great event! ...and well done to everyone who performed! The overall standard of performance was extremely high and for me there were some really fantastic moments - particularly enjoyed Katyjay & Seer Green (very atmospheric) and TSax. Both recorder pieces were wonderful and all the piano solos! I was a little disappointed with my clarinet piece but I wasn't feeling great - it was still good experience! Impressionist and my cello duet was entertaining - as we thought it might be! Already looking forward to the next opportunity to play and listen.
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Posted 01 October 2012 - 07:32

QUOTE(Rach123 @ Sep 30 2012, 10:26 PM) View Post

Thanks to Vicky Violin for organising this event. (and barry who was very supportive)


Glad your clarinet behaved : but get thee to your friendly local clarinet technician! clarinet.gif
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#358 Seer_Green

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 14:35

I thought I'd just resurrect this thread to say I'd had a lovely e-mail (yes...89 year olds do e-mail too!) from Rosemary to say what a lovely afternoon she had at the concert. She has asked me to pass on her thanks to you all for making her feel so welcome smile.gif
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