A couple weeks ago in church I noticed something. Something so crazy I almost didn't believe it at first.
SHEET MUSIC. ON AN iPAD.
Unheard of. At least by me.
What happened to turning the pages yourself? And trying to make the book stay open to the appropriate page? And the memorization required and the beginning and end of every page, as you needed all your concentration to turn the page without missing notes? And the not-always-imperceptible slowing of the music as you reached that precarious moment, where your left hand suspended in mid air, while your right carried on the tune?
Am I the only one who suffered terribly with this? Now, with the merest touch of the screen, your iPad will turn the page for you.
Musicians have it so easy these days.