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My unshining moment of the evening...

I've been a bit worn down from working and schooling and othering a lot, but I did a silly, silly thing tonight:

I licked the sharp side of a knife.

In my defense, the knives are shaped... weirdly... and the edge that you would think would be sharp is really the dull side and vice versa. And there was PEANUT BUTTER on it.

My tongue hurts.

I get to sleep slightly in tomorrow. I am pleased.

I also got superbowl sunday off, which I have NO idea how I managed, as I'm not a sports fan at all (the Lakers are playing the Dodgers, right?) and hadn't requested it off. Ah, well. I told them today that I need my Sundays back because I'm going INSANE with the nonstop moving around and DOING. I need a veg day where I stay in my pajamas for the entire duration.

Oooh, I also managed a 108 out of 100 points for my music theory midterm, which was one of the highest scores. I KNOW, I was shocked, too. I guessed in a lot of parts, and I've always been a great guesser.... at multi choice questions, not an analyzation of a chunk of Beethoven meat. (Well, technically, it was 108 out of 120, but 20 points were extra credit.) If nothing else comes of this class, at least I will leave with a greater understanding and love of classical music. Some of it is just so PRETTY. Any suggestions of stuff I should check out?

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eneogei
Feb. 3rd, 2007 07:24 am (UTC)
Ooh! Suggestions:

Dvorak: Symphony #8
Copland: Appalachian Spring
Schubert: 'Trout' Quintet
Elgar: Cello concerto
Bloch: Schelomo
Faure: Apres une Reve
eneogei
Feb. 3rd, 2007 05:59 pm (UTC)
thought of some more
Prokofiev: Cello Sonatas
Rachmaninoff: Cello Sonatas
Wienieawski: Polonaise for violin
Rimsky-Korsakov: Pictures at an Exhibition
Dvorak: Silent Woods
Dvorak: American Quartet
Messiaen: Quartet for the end of time
Webern: Two pieces for cello and piano
Popper: Hungarian rhapsody
kerrileigh
Feb. 3rd, 2007 03:15 pm (UTC)
vivaldi: four seasons and ANYTHING strings
Mozart: requiems!! mmmmmm
kerrileigh
Feb. 3rd, 2007 03:16 pm (UTC)
vivaldi: four seasons and ANYTHING strings
Mozart: requiems!! mmmmmm
momof2girls
Feb. 3rd, 2007 03:47 pm (UTC)
Yowie! And I thought a paper cut on the tongue was bad.

Congrats on the music exam - you rock!

Awesome icon, too!
madamealexis
Feb. 3rd, 2007 06:44 pm (UTC)
I was scrolling down and read "My tongue hurts."

That sounded kind of interesting.

Then I went back and read your post.

aubkabob
Feb. 3rd, 2007 06:50 pm (UTC)
And now you know the rest of the story.
greenminions
Feb. 3rd, 2007 11:17 pm (UTC)
My husband likes Mahler- it's very moody-- really gets the side of both bad and good emotions.

I like modern stuff- Steve Reich (i think that is the spelling). Anyone that uses xylaphones is good in my book.
jecook
Feb. 4th, 2007 01:20 am (UTC)
While I've been known to lick knives as well, I usually am very careful with how I do it.

Here's hoping your tongue heals quickly.
bigstusexy
Feb. 5th, 2007 04:19 pm (UTC)
I love the brouque (can't spell) period and what we got out of it, the repeating patterns the subtile changes, I do't know what but its just wonderful.
aintesduck
Feb. 5th, 2007 05:28 pm (UTC)
I cut my tongue once by licking a dill-pickle slice. No, I have no idea how I managed to do it. Yes, it hurt like a be-yatch.
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