388 • Fly me to the moon

Think of a popular melody and imagine how it would look like in notation. The particularities and idiosyncrasies of interpretation are between the notes and have to be discovered. Melodies of the classical repertoire have to be grasped in the same manner! You have to get back to the state before notation, not try to execute the surface of the score. The music is not in the radio as far as perception goes; it isn't in the black dots either as far as rendering goes.


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