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Re: The Bach Choral Dilemma

Baroque music has very little instruction for that kind of thing. Commonly
understood performing pracitices, performers' ears, general knowledge about
the style and specific knowledge about the piece all add in.


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Sent: 29/01/2003 10:22
Subject: Re: The Bach Choral Dilemma

On Tue, 28 Jan 2003, Diana Deutsch wrote:

> >My wife has a recording of the cello suites by Morten Zeuter, a
> >cellist, in which he pauses slightly before and after every bass note
> >and thereby destroys the streaming effect. I have always been annoyed
> >that performance (I even think it got a Danish music award).
Excuse my ignorance, but if performance can cause such a huge
then shouldn't it be denoted somehow in the music sheet?

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