Thoughts On Phrasing by Sergio Pallottelli

Sergio Pallottelli

The issue of phrasing is a difficult matter as it is mostly personal and unique to every musician. What makes the difference between what we call a “well phrased” performance versus the opposite? It is difficult to put one’s finger on specific issues, but when the phrasing is right we all notice it and appreciate it greatly, whether we…

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The Structure of Music Language

Excerpt from Onorio Zaralli’s book “Playing with the soul” ©2017 In the dictionary, under the term “structure” we read: a ” constructed from several parts” entity, or even, “the arrangement of and relations between the parts or elements of something complex.” The musical language is seen therefore, as “the set of structural elements placed in relation to each other.”…

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