Message from discussion "your piano teacher taught you wrong" An interesting if debatable take on how chords are "supposed" to be played
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Subject: Re: "your piano teacher taught you wrong" An interesting if debatable
take on how chords are "supposed" to be played
From: M forever <ms1...@gmail.com>
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On Nov 18, 1:30=A0pm, "HvT" <hvtuijl- SPAM- @xs4all.nl> wrote:
> M forever wrote:
> > On Nov 17, 12:36 pm, "HvT" <hvtuijl- SPAM- @xs4all.nl> wrote:
> >> Scott wrote:
> >> Thanks for the interesting URL! It strikes me that I prefer the
> >> non-HIP version - even when the performer is the composer.
> >> Henk
> > Why? Do you think Debussy didn't know how to play his own music?
> Hmmm. Debussy played his valse the way he liked best. I like other versio=
> better, for example Bavouzet's. Bavouzet may be musicologically wrong,
> musically he's right IMO.
So you are saying Debussy was musicologically right, but but musically
> This isn't unusual. In Hamlet an actress plays the role of Ophelia these
> days. This may not be HIP but it's certainly a vast improvement - and the=
> are many other artistic reasons not to copy faithfully the mise-en-sc ne
> etc. of the Bard
That's not a good comparison. A man playing a woman vs. a woman
playing a woman is a much more drastic difference than the fine
musical nuances we are talking about here.