The Composer, as He Watches:
A fictional tale set in Bushwick based on a night out I had almost 7 years ago. (I wrote this at the time and revised it tonight, to prepare & share with you.)
He tolerates this cadenza because the violinist’s family has given a lot of money to the composer program. “Note to self,” the composer thinks as watches and hears the debut of his new piece, “Don’t write in any improvisation opportunities for the musicians. Too stressful.” He tries not to be angry with himself for making this risky and, ultimately, poo…
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