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  • Noa Kageyama

    May 10, 2022 at 4:06 pm

    Hi Augustas,

    Interesting – I suppose my first question is about your mocks. How nervous or how much pressure are you able to manufacture in these practice performances? It might be that these mocks have started to feel too routine, that the tension no longer creeps in…

    The other thing I wonder about is whether it’s possible to play with less tension even in practice. I wonder if it’s possible that you’re not playing with too much tension in practice, but still more than is necessary, so when everything tightens up on stage, it exceeds the threshold of what you can get away with. Where if perhaps you can get more comfortable playing with less tension even in practice, when things tighten up on stage, because you have a lower baseline of tension, it won’t exceed the acceptable threshold of tension?


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