Autumn – this is the phrase in question. I think your point about the legato phrasing is well taken. It also matches the content of a private e-mail I got from Dan.
D major scales are feeling smoother. I did some open string work so that I could watch my right hand closely. Finally, continued with Happy Farmer, fine tuning the first line.
I also repeated several times the phrases at the end of Kummer #7.
Emily blogged about avoidance mode , and perhaps I’m not taking on stuff that really makes me sweat. Maybe I need to push myself harder so that I make more visible mistakes, suffer more, and learn more. I’d also like to better know emotionally what my son is going through when he’s about ready to give up.