He is the master of
practicing demonic scales,
unacceptable parallel fifths*.
His staccato could sever a limb,
but when he plays
dolce, con amore,
poco a poco, ma non troppo,
da capo a fine☢ -
© 2010 by Kathryn Feigal. All rights reserved.
( *The P5 is a strong definer of tonality, tending to give the feeling of being in different keys.
P5s reduce contrapuntal independence and provide bad voice-leading)
(☢ dolce,con amore-sweetly,with love, poco a poco, ma non troppo-little by little, but not too much, da capo a fine-from beginning to end, )