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Re: The Bach choral dilemma
Well put, Pierre.
For artists, ambiguity is something to be smiled at,
for scientists, it's something to be frowned at.
> Since I trust composers more than
> hearing theorists (or music theorists as a matter of fact), I am willing
> bet that the ambiguity is on purpose and at the service of the musical
> message. So, I would not get frazzled because somebody thinks that a
> particular passage is an example of streaming and I just cannot hear it
> that way -- Bach surely wanted it so.
> Pierre Divenyi