420 • Echolalia and Echopraxia

The imitation and replication of the melodic contours, overtone colors, quality of rhythm, and physical movements of the great masters - without necessarily grasping the vision and intent of the original - is a fundamental and progressive method for the aspiring young artist.

Since man is genetically predisposed to extrapolate underlying patterns in all that he encounters and experiences, the aspiring young artist may arrive at grasping the intents behind the master’s interpretation and eventually formulate a vision of his own.


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