You know that feeling that your hands are never going to work together? Either the left or right alone can play a piece fine, but coordinating the two seems impossible?
Then after a while you get past the worst of it, and forget the mental state that accompanied it.
I've found a way to recapture it, and maybe that's valuable.
You're familiar with the Cup Song from Pitch Perfect? Here's Anna doing it on Letterman:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4vP1Z5tmww4
It's a pretty easy rhythm, and I'm using it to accompany the youth choir as they sing a modern uptempo syncopated song in church this Sunday.
Well, playing it is easy enough, but singing along is not. Playing one rhythm with both hands while singing a completely opposite pattern is kicking my behind. I've got a couple days left to get it, and I think
it will come, but it's not a guarantee.
It got me thinking about the nature of that uncoordinated feeling internally, and what to do about it.
Maybe we need more methods of accessing it.