Ah, the coda. Even though we're in a professional orchestra and it's immediately before our big performance, we've somehow never talked about the coda before! A composed manner would be great. To be clear, by "composed" I mean "dreamlike." To me, they are synonyms

As you know, it's important that every piece in a program is the same amount of sad. That's why I'm going to perform that one aria from Dido and Aeneas, but high enough that only dogs can hear it. That ought to make it happy enough for tonight's show

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