Your question has hit a nerve. I think it is most important to play
music that you love and that moves you. That is how you move your
audience. If I played music that I thought someone else would like
but was not something that I liked then I would not be playing to my
greatest potential. The pieces that are most loved by my listeners
are the pieces that I love the most.
That said, I love to play phrases of We Three Kings interspersed with
the phrases of Carol of the Bells. Another favorite is alternating
Jingle Bells and St. Anne's Reel when playing for contra dancers at
this time of year.
Where the spirit does not work with the hand there is no art.
Leonardo De Vinci (1452-1519)
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On Nov 27, 2010, at 6:09 AM, Sharon Gartley wrote:
I was just wondering, what is your favorite holiday music to play,
pieces seem to be loved most by your listeners?
I hope you all had a good Thanksgiving! Blessings!
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