How to Get There from Here

Posted April 8, 2017 7:54 pm by Michael Pakaluk

How to Get There from Here

My nine-year-old son, Mark, asked, “Dad, can you put it back to the beginning of the Sea Interludes.,”
I marveled and wondered: how many other nine-year-olds in the country even know what Benjamin Britten’s Four Sea Interludes are, never mind keen to hear them played from the beginning?
My computer was open on my desk, and I had gone to YouTube and started playing the Sea Interludes. I got up to get coffee, when Mark came downstairs, noticed the piece had already begun, and began to plead with me about restarting the piece.
Okay, Mark is a special boy, though mainly for sports.

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