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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000600.txt from 2003/10

From: "Noel Taylor" <r.n.taylor@-----.uk>
Subj: RE: [kl] Who speaks?
Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2003 08:08:00 -0400

Well, I've been reading this argument for some time now and it seems to
wander backwards and forwards. One thing I haven't read is the =
suggestion
that musical tastes in relation to performance change so radically over
time, that whatever we think we 'know' about how things really should be
done - the reality is that we are locked into the general perspective of =
our
own times. Whilst it is true that there's no great advantage in =
admitting
this to oneself, it should, I think, hinder our attempts to extract
universal laws about which approach to performance will necessarily lead =
to
the best results. I don't think for one moment, however, that we =
shouldn't,
if we wish, discuss around the subject ....=20

Noel Taylor=20

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan Sutherland [mailto:dan.sutherland@-----.net]=20
> Sent: 23 October 2003 04:16
> To: klarinet@-----.org
> Subject: Re: [kl] Who speaks?
>=20
>=20
> At 03:02 AM 10/22/2003, you wrote:
> > > > > On Wed, 15 Oct 2003 12:39:11 -0400,=20
> joseph.wakeling@-----.net=20
> > > > > said:
> > > > > > Here's something worth bearing in mind: you are *always*=20
> > > > > > expressing yourself, or at least some part of=20
> yourself, when=20
> > > > > > you play. How can it be otherwise?
> > > >

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