365 • The beauty of passages

A gesture, passage, arpeggiation, run, and ornament, which is played at the appropriate speed and with dynamic contour, amounts to more than the sum of individual keystrokes, as its parts melt together to bring forth a new quality and aesthetic. Like looking at a painting from the right distance.

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