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From:Mangiat <mangiat@...>
Date:Tuesday, July 25, 2000, 17:09
Chang wrote:

> In a message dated 2000/07/25 07:47:09 AM, Luca you wrote: > > >I think I have to agree with you, Kou. You see, one of my many activities
> >studying piano at my town's Conservatory. There are many foreign students
> >well, 90% Chinese-japanese-Korean. My teacher says they'll never learn
> >is Music : ) > > > Hmmm... I heard a similar compliant from a Chinese music scholar about > the class of eager Americans wanting to learn Chinese 7-string zither
> music... > "They have no sensitivity... no sense of "flowing"..." etc. >
I hope not to have been offensive, and about your answer, I believe you! These two cultures are so different we can't pretend to completely understand each other's musical traditions ... and we can't correct our ears in order to make them understand it better : ) It's simple: if I've listened Bach since I was in the womb of my mother, I surely won't be good with qin music and vice versa. Luca