I can't remember the last time I practiced my Odyssey.
Sure, I'll run pieces of it to warm up or after a time off from performing it.
But actual practice? It's been probably a decade since I sat down and worked on it in a conventional way. Maybe after I didn't play it for over three years and came back to record and start performing it again in 2010.
That doesn't mean I'm not actively trying to get better at it: I know the piece so well, it's so in my blood and is such a part of me that my improvement…Read more