Should I hang my head in shame and admit I don’t know what the work is that he is playing?
No. I don’t think I’ll admit it.
And yes, there are some high notes. The highest, if I heard correctly, was a B flat.
I’ve yet to actually listen to the entire talk (I’m listening as I type), but I wanted to post it quickly. But yes, “no two pieces are alike” … sigh.
… continuing to listen …
Some of this reminds me of what Ray Still told us about telling our brain we DO have enough air — he said that at a master class I attended.