In essay 1 1 gave copious examples from the literature and from my own experience to show that aquot;once the piece is finished, ... The greatest single source of bad performance, he averred, is literalism, adding, a#39;Ita#39;s what you expect nowadays.
|Title||:||Text and Act : Essays on Music and Performance|
|Author||:||Berkeley Richard Taruskin Professor of Music University of California|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 1995-07-27|