Posted by: Reginald Cyntje | December 23, 2009

Space…

Music and relationships are very similar. They both require space.

As I began playing my solo on the band stand, someone whispered “don’t forget to use space.” Notes, dynamics and rests (space) create music. I guess similar things are needed in other aspects of life.

Over time I learned what notes sounded great over different chords and how modes (scales)inspired emotions. Substituting the notes for words and the modes for my moods, I learned how my attitude affected my environment. Having a positive mood and choosing powerful words created better surroundings.

In communicating, we have to know when to speak and when not to. Balance, I guess, is key in relationships. Using our senses we can pick up on energy and make the right choice. The more skilled we are at communicating the better music we create…together.

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  1. Music warms the heart and soothes the soul. I always find my way back to “me” through song…


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