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Monday, July 15, 2013

Mixtape Coming Tomorrow

My Mixtape For You '11

I was thinking about this today. :) Over the next few days, I'll be compiling 10 songs and why I like them. :)

1 comment:

  1. How exciting!

    I had such a musical experience in China! The campus plays music at lunchtime, they egged me into singing in the cave to check the acoustics (everyone who heard me claims I have a beautiful voice, but I am a healthy, trained soprano, so obviously they didn't get an out-of-tune misguided hack - mother yelled at me for not singing my Cyrillic alphabet song, but I argued in China I am studying CHINESE and not Russian - then I discovered Хуаншань Маофэн Ча. Oh. Chinese is written in both Cyrillic and the pictographs. I didn't remember from HIS306), and they let me try one of those Chinese harp instruments. I didn't want to, because I don't know the best way to go about it, but people kept bugging me to, since 笑! I study music.

    It seems in general that the way Chinese people expect you to learn is by rote and by experimentation. So even if you don't know WTF, you learn anyway, because there is absolutely nothing else offered to do. You learn, and fast.

    I at first thought they'd train me to be a Teavana saleswoman, but it seems to me now like I'm on my own and I've been training myself with the material they gave me and it'll happen anyway.