Critical Convictions

Vroon, Donald R.
May 2006
American Record Guide;May/Jun2006, Vol. 69 Issue 3, p48
The author reflects on period performance practice (PPP). He discusses the nature of tradition, as well as the similarities between religion and music. He points out the myth surrounding PPP. He criticizes musicians who ignores the living tradition in favor of some half-baked scholarship that claims to recreate the past.


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