Practice: 2.5? Rehearsal: 15 minutes (lol), Lessons: 1, Performances of Mahler 4 seen: 1, Picnics had with friends during Mahler: 1, Shooting stars seen: 3.
A phrase a colleague mentioned has been sticking with me: “The marriage of air and musicality.” A direct link between your musical blueprint and the way the air is used. Makes playing much more like singing. I like that.