Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Rehearsal Love

     
WARNING!!  This is not visually appealing at all.  My camera was sitting on top of the piano and facing the wall for four minutes. 

This is a recording of Todd and me rehearsing for a duet we have to sing Saturday evening.  It is not great.  We screw up notes and words and me playing the piano while singing typically leads to sad noises.  (Happily we will have an accompanist who actually can play the piano.)  

The reason I am posting this is because listening to it makes me happy.  Hearing Todd's lovely singing voice makes me fall in love with him a little bit all over again.  The first time he and I sang together, I was four and he was five.  All these years later I still haven't tired of singing with him.  Even more than that, I love that while rehearsing we are silly.  We laugh and joke and sing.

When I listened to this again today, I thought, "If Todd were suddenly gone one day, this is what I would remember.  How I felt doing this.  How I always feel doing this."

While this is no treat for your eyes, to my ears at least it sounds like love.
video

5 comments:

Anne Marie said...

Sounds beautimous! I wish I could be there to hear it. You and Todd are the perfect match. I guess we always knew that you would one day be "Mrs. Smith".

Emilia said...

I'm having flashbacks to a picnic at which there was a certain brand of pie....

<3

Angie Startin said...

It sounds beautiful. I have the same feelings when I hear my husband sing. Maybe I should record him secretly one day...he would never let me do it knowingly :)

ricracsally said...

Sniff, sniff...

Jenn said...

I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!! I don't get to hear your voice often enough! I want to save a copy forever so anytime I'm missing you I can just listen to it. Amazing!