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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000218.txt from 1999/06

From: Neil Leupold <nleupold@-----.edu>
Subj: Re: [kl] Movememt of musicians
Date: Fri, 4 Jun 1999 23:02:45 -0400

On Fri, 4 Jun 1999, Mark Charette wrote:

> From: Neil Leupold <nleupold@-----.edu>
> > Have you noticed how many pianists and conductors hum
> > during a piece -- and how completely out of key they
> > are when they do so?
>
> If you've ever listened to Glenn Gould - how could you _not_ notice :^)

No joke, and artistry aside, I find it very distracting.
I've never seen a piano score with "Hum the melody a tritone
out of tune while you play" printed above the staff, yet so
many players do this sort of thing.

-- Neil

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