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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000850.txt from 1999/01

From: Tony@-----.uk (Tony Pay)
Subj: Re: [kl] Non-professionals
Date: Mon, 18 Jan 1999 07:38:19 -0500

On Mon, 18 Jan 1999 11:17:22 +0100 (MEZ), emv080@-----.de said:

> On Fri, 15 Jan 1999, Neil Leupold wrote:

[snip]

> > I discovered, over the course of my musical growth, that the process
> > of practicing and witnessing my own technical and musical
> > development was a unique and isolated form of personal fulfillment
> > all by itself,

[snip]

> On the other hand, I cannot _only_ practise without performance. This
> does not mean that everybody has to feel the same way, of course.

Probably someone's already said this, and anyway I apologise for perhaps
stating the obvious, but I'd say that there is a very delightful
continuum to be explored between practice and performance: namely,
playing appropriate music with a carefully chosen someone else for your
own mutual enjoyment. It's almost the best thing about music.

This someone else can be a pianist or....whatever. (Probably 'whatever'
is nicer:-)

Then more people if you want, or not if you don't.

Tony
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