Audience members that don’t listen to much classical music often remark: “Classical music is pretty, but too much of it can make you sleepy.”
Really?! Have heard Beethoven’s 5th Symphony? Rachmaninoff’s 3rd Piano Concerto? Chopin’s Revolutionary Etude? Classical music is not all soft and lyrical. There is quite a lot of drama and volatility to be discovered!
When not practicing…
Parents: Go practice, you’re just wasting our money, we’re gonna ground you, etc. etc.
When actually practicing:
Parents: Shut up we’re trying to watch tv
I hate when people are like ‘omg you play piano??? can u play me *some random song*’ its like damn bitch I said I know how to play piano I am not your fucking jukebox