Pull Your Awareness Back to Now

14 August 2018

Be able to pull your awareness

back to now

be here now

when you need to be.

Opening of Attention Span

This piece is fun - it's an exercise in awareness, and a challenge to dexterity.

Read bars 1-2, then examine bars 3-4. Barely a change, right? Each bar introduces a new, very slight change, that will mess with your muscle memory.

Play bars 1-2 until you know them by heart, and look at bars 3-4 while you continue to play 1-2. Do you make a mistake?

Try to picture playing bars 3-4 while playing bars 1-2. What do you observe?

Here's a link to a pdf of the piece

And a slow walk through the piece:

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