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In some cases he must choose the precise duration of a staccato; in others, he must decide between a real legato and a somewhat less legato touch. It will have been noticed in the when performance of the Chopin Valse quoted above that, touch of second the the type necessary speed, played with does not sound staccato: so far as the ear can tell, the somewhat staccato touch merely imparts an added brilliancy to the all scales and passage. This non-legato touch can be used for is desired. Many tone a where bright, sparkling arpeggios characteristic eighteenth-century semiquaver passages, such as are found in nearly all the quicker movements of Mozart, need it In the playing of Bach we often require a slightly heavier tone, less sparkling, but with every note well articulated.
Silent The reading best way to survey the away from the key- All who aspire to the name of musician should find this quite easy in the case of all but the most complicated works and in dealing with these (the last movement of Beethoven's Sonata Op. 106, for example) a run through at the keyboard not likely to make matters much clearer. If, however, one finds it impossible to obtain an adequate idea of the music by silent reading, or if the temptation to play it at sight proves quite irresistible, several days should be allowed to elapse between such sight-reading and the beginning of serious study of the piece at the keyboard.
In performing to others, it is 'emotion The time recollected in tranquillity' that counts. Not, indeed, necessome music calls, at sarily in outwardly apparent tranquillity least physically, for anything but that; but in an inward 59 A HANDBOOK OF PIANO PLAYING tranquillity or serenity which enables us calmly and deliberately to sound the notes as we, at that very moment, desire. For the 'how* and the 'when* of each note must be controlled if the sounds are to be intelligible and eloquent, however impassioned the music may be.