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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000946.txt from 2003/06

From: Tony@-----.uk (Tony Pay)
Subj: Re: [kl] Utilizing vibrato; was, Cohler's vibrato article
Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2003 03:16:17 -0400

On Thu, 26 Jun 2003 00:05:01 +0100, I said:

> ...you do need other expressive tools, such as the ability to control
> longer time-scale timbral changes; so that you can have the beginning
> of a note or phrase sound different from its end, for example.
>
> My own view is that understanding how that's built into excellent
> playing is of more fundamental importance than having the ability to do
> vibrato. And that goes for all sorts of music.

By the word 'understanding' in, "understanding how that's built into
excellent playing," I meant, of course, not intellectual understanding,
but practical understanding; understanding as the relationship with the
ability that results in its being a natural and unconscious part of
one's performance.

Of course, you can understand it intellectually too, if you want to:-)

BTW, the automatic tagline generator seems to have come up with the
goods again....

Tony
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... Do I understand English? No, not fully.

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