Thursday, October 01, 2009

Anyone could have done it - but......

I was listening to a musical album by Brian Silas which consists of old melodies played on the piano A very nice selection - several of my favorites from the past.

And I got to thinking: what's so special about this work ? After all, it's just a redo of old, proven melodies - anyone with music playing skills could have played them and put out an album - the melodies are available to everyone to redo.

True.

And yet while anyone could have - he did.

It's not enough to have inspiration - you must have execution. I wonder how much talent in this world goes untapped because someone could not find the energy or the courage to convert an idea into a reality.

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