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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000398.txt from 2004/10

From: Tony Pay <tony.p@-----.org>
Subj: Re: [kl] Anticipation
Date: Fri, 15 Oct 2004 09:37:24 -0400

On 15 Oct, Adam Michlin <amichlin@-----.com> wrote:

> Dear List,
>
> I am curious if any of you have heard the term "anticipation" used in
> reference to what Daniel Bonade referred to as the stopped staccato
> technique (stopping the note with the tongue, moving the fingers prior to
> playing the next note, and then releasing the tongue for the new note). I
> have talked with several Bonade students as well as students of students
> and never heard this term used. I am fairly confident Mr. Bonade did not
> use this term.

[snip]

> Any thoughts on the origin of this technique would be greatly appreciated.

It's the technique of articulation that recommends itself to anyone who
thinks carefully about what is involved, surely.

I think of it that way, and explain it that way to my students, despite never
having been taught it explicitly myself, nor even heard of Daniel Bonade
until well into my playing maturity.

Let's not create a mystique about something so simple.

Tony
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