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Music plus geekiness, best combo

coffee
I was getting coffee at the cafe across the street, as I often do on morning when I have no plans to go out, and someone was playing the piano. This happens so rarely that I forget that the cafe even has a piano, so it look me a moment to realize that the music was live. The song was also familiar, and it took me awhile to place it out of context. Then it hit me: it was the Hymn of the Fayth, from FFX.

By the time I pulled out my phone to inform Tumblr what was happening, the pianist had begun playing Zanarkand, followed by a little bit of Yuna's Theme, and then he moved on to other, less nerdy things (a bit of "Come Sail Away", and some other pop songs, some of the Top Gun theme, a touch of "Heart and Soul"), although there was also an attempt at Roses of May, from FFIX. Then, before I finished my breakfast, he was gone, vanished before I could compliment him on his musical stylings. A bit of random happiness for me, although it makes me a little sad, too, that he will never know that at least one person heard his musical choices and knew them to be a sort of fannish kin.

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stardust808
Nov. 13th, 2012 06:30 am (UTC)
<3
Really? I'm almost brought to tears.

I wish I could have been there to hear this. If only we can meet more geeks like us in the real world.

Thank you for making such a heartfelt post.
giandujabird
Nov. 13th, 2012 06:06 pm (UTC)
missed connections
Literally a missed connection. Such a shame!
pearlrose86
Nov. 16th, 2012 12:25 am (UTC)
That's a beautiful moment, there.
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