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#924476 - 02/10/09 09:39 PM "Reality Based Education - Music Literacy"
Betty Patnude Offline
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I just read and marked a check in red ink besides a quote in Clavier Companion Jan/Feb 2009, the first issue of the new combined "marriage" of "Clavier" and the "Keyboard Companion".

This is in Barbara Kreader's article "Variations: The piano magazine lives on".

".....Elvina Truman Pearce, in a January 16, 1992 Chicago Tribune interview: "Anything that's going to last forever cannot be learned overnight. The real teacher is the one who is interested in musical literacy, not in having a kid move his fingers from one place to another. I'm sure you could teach a chimpanzee to do that. There's a big difference between an educator and a manipulator." (pg. 12)


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#924477 - 02/11/09 01:41 AM Re: "Reality Based Education - Music Literacy"
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Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

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Loc: London, UK (though if it's Aug...
Yup, easy to miss the wood for the trees.
snobbyish, yet maybe helpful.


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