13. April 2007 · Comments Off · Categories: imported, Quotes

…performing musicians don’t get to enjoy the experience the way audiences do. For example: if we wallow in the sadness of a sad piece, or the exultation of an exultant piece, it’s liable to distract us from the things we have to concentrate on in order to communicate that sadness or exultation to the listener.

-Matthew Guerrieri (entire blogpost here)

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