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I just got the last arrangement done of Fire and Ice, two and a half years after I first set out to make-there-be-music such that other people could hear how it's supposed to go.

Seventeen songs, people. And in a couple of weeks, the contests open (and one closes again after three weeks): the big-name contests of the music theatre world, with money and prestige and recognition attached, almost always won by men (and teams of men at that). To coin a phrase, if I can make it there, I can make it anywhere. The best-known contest requires 45 minutes of music submitted with an entry - and I have 56 minutes.

There's everything-else happening in the last few weeks, with high drama, huge emotions from Sylvana, a resumption of the land search, and all the late-spring grubbing a girl could ask for. But I can't begin to get a handle on it, so I'll leave it at this: I shared The Princess Bride with Sylvana, and it was awesome.

Date: 2014-05-22 12:38 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] jered
I've got my fingers crossed for you!

Date: 2014-05-22 11:23 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] oneagain.livejournal.com
:)

*fingers crossed*

Date: 2014-05-22 01:39 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] veek.livejournal.com
Wow. *pompoms of encouragement*

Date: 2014-05-26 02:00 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] aatish2.livejournal.com
*crosses all the digits for you* I take it these contests live far above the realm in which public opinion could make a difference?

Also, thank you for making me think of the day when I will get to share that movie with my daughter. That anticipation is totally making my morning.

Date: 2014-05-27 06:03 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] ceelove.livejournal.com
These are contests named after preeminent figures of music theatre songwriting, adjudicated by other preeminent figures of music theatre. The experience could be subtitled "In which I find out whether this work really is any good."

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