I've been inspired by my friend Crystal (who's doing a cooking challenge on her blog) who was inspired by the movie Julie & Julia (in which Julie makes a goal to make her way through Julia Child's cookbook on her blog). But since I'm no cook and really have no desire to be, I decided to do a similar challenge on a much-longer timeline with music. I have a book of piano classics called "Piano Pieces the Whole World Plays," which is really challenging. My friend Michelle lent me hers a while back and I liked it, so I ordered my own copy on ebay and voila! here I am. I try to practice every day (in some ways to show Bianca that she needs to learn to work for things she wants to be able to do well, like her own music) and wanted to learn one of Chopin's Nocturnes. It happens to fall on page 7. Song #1. Nocturne in E-Flat Major (Chopin Op. 9 No. 2) I've been working on it for a while.
This gave me the idea--Julie worked her way through Julia's cook book. Why can't I work my way through this piano book?
It will take me a while (sometimes even months) to work my way through songs before they'll be ready to post, but I'm planning to post them on my blog as I feel they're ready. I'll start out here (in the below video) with my first Nocturne. Bear with me. I will always, always make mistakes. I have no reality issues where I think I'm ever going to be perfect, just better. =)