robin at robinw.org.uk
Wed May 19 07:35:31 UTC 2010
Many of you are missing Alex Tatlow's point!
He wants to know *how to do it by hand* - not have a set of programs which
will do it for him. This latter is called 'dumbing down'.
As Don Morrison finally said: "That said, I strongly urge working out at
least one or two examples yourself, by hand, at least for tenors together,
in course. You'll learn a lot more than by just looking at whatever a
machine spits out."
As an example of this, anyone can look up the falseness of any method they
choose and, usually, look up a composition which will suit. Doesn't make
them understand why it works, does it?
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