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英文原文【英文原文】The Language of MusicA painter hangs his or her finished picture on a wall, and everyone can see it. A composer writes a work, but no one can hear it until it is performed. Profes


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The Language of Music

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A painter hangs his or her finished picture on a wall, and everyone can see it. A composer writes a work, but no one verywen.com

can hear it until it is performed. Professional singers and players have great responsibilities, for the composer is utterly www.verywen.com

dependent on them. A student of music needs as long and as arduous a training to become a performer as a medical 内容来自美文网

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inadequate without controlled muscular support. String players practice moving the fingers of the left hand up and down, 美文网

while drawing the bow and to and fro with the right arm – two entirely different movements. Singers and instrumentalists


have to be able to get every not perfectly in tune. Pianists are spared this particular anxiety, for the notes are already


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