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Old 05-01-2020, 05:34 AM   #6
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Default Re: An experiment in notation

Any promising, diligent student could benefit by a greater understanding of the real timing of movements. A good teacher will have a sense of how much to pass on to a student at one time, but not what to pass on. A huge number of pipers pay no musical attention whatsoever to embellishments. Yet in listening to the top players, the timing and the crispness of gracing can be awe-inspiring. Though, there is a difference even among top players in crispness and timing, though all are indeed accomplished musicians.

Strathspeys and big 2/4 marches come to mind as being very much a full synthesis of melody and gracing.
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