By Kurt Adler

IN WRITING a ebook for which there's no precedent (the tistic achievements. yet, unluckily, there has no longer been such final textbooks approximately accompanying have been written in the course of a genius within the realm of song throughout the 20th the age of thorough bass or almost immediately thereafter - the century. The artistic musical genius of our area age eighteenth and early 19th centuries - and dealt has but to be stumbled on, if he has been born. completely with the issues well timed then) one needs to Our time has perfected strategy to any such measure make one's personal ideas and set one's personal criteria. This that it might now not aid yet create excellent technician­ freedom makes the duty just a little more straightforward, if, at the one artists. Our top inventive artists grasp method hand, one seems to be to the earlier: there's no ordinarily ap­ to the purpose of having the ability to shift from one sort to proved version to be and to be in comparison with one other without problems. Take Stravinsky and Picasso, one's paintings; yet, however, the duty is tough be­ for example: they've got long gone backward and forward via as reason one's accountability to provide and destiny genera­ many sessions of favor as they needed. basically with a stu­ tions of accompanists and coaches is excellent.

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