[Homeroast] Balzac's Pleasures and Pains of Coffee

Doug Hoople doughoople at gmail.com
Wed Apr 28 09:47:59 CDT 2010


Ah, RayO, you're a trombonist who plays Bartok and Prokofiev.

If that doesn't explain a lot, I don't know what would! :)

Doug

On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 10:19 PM, <raymanowen at gmail.com> wrote:

> "...why can't we not remember about the Bela Bartok love for Turkish Coffee
> "
>
> Don't know about Bartok, the bane of some of my earliest trombone lessons,
> but I liked Prokofiev- an avid billiard player. He had one Achille's heel-
> he would always try to sink the 5 in one of the pockets on the adjacent
> rail.
>
> Never could do it on the first shot, would always scratch three. He
> composed
> (and plays) a march for the love of three
> oranges<http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlwYfMU-kkM>in frustration.
>
> With some rehearsal, a trombone trio could really give a Stentorian
> interpretation of    the Prokofiev piece. Only one problem- I could play it
> best on the Garrard A, Revox 77A or Empire 598 about now.
>
> Cheers, Mabuhay -RayO, aka Opa!
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