The Reckless Violinist: Performance Diary №2

Brain science, a cardiac workup, and how the violin is ripping me apart. Literally.

Photo illustration by Rebecca Raney

April 24, 2021:

I woke up extraordinarily cranky after making a lot of headway on the violin. My fingers are back.

Somehow I remember this feeling from when I played before. I wonder if cranking up your capabilities has something to do with it.