About fish

What are you listening to?

This piece I’m composing.

What kind of piece?

String quartet.

Can I listen?

Sure, here.

(the piece is 2.45 long currently. the guy starts getting antsy around 2.00, gives up at 2.30) Okay. What’s the, um, theme?

Fish.

Fish? It didn’t sound like fish.

It’s about fish. Grunion.

Grunion.

They’re special fish. Once a year during the same full moon each year they swim onto the same beach and mate and… (sees the guy has lost interest) … and so on.

Okay.

Grunion.

Okay.

They’re special fish.

Okay. You ever post compositions to MySpace or something so people can comment about them?

No.

Useful feedback.

Grunion. Remember that.