William Jenks wrote:
>...I wonder what the 'literalist' school (e.g., Jocelyn) says about
>tempi, when marked unambiguously. It would seem that this is
>another place where the composer's intentions are pretty clear, but
>some performers take variance. What comes to my mind, for example,
>are the different tempi taken with some of Beethoven's work.
Different tempos from artists performing the same works are to be expected,
and I always welcome the differences. The world of performance would
boring indeed if we always heard the same tempo.
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