Stuart Frankel wrote:
>Joseph Spencer opined:
>> Used to be one would see (around here, anyway)
>> bumper stickers that said "articulate".
>Was that intended as a verb or an adjective?
>> The canon was,
>> articulation is everything in playing the harpsichord. The masters of this
>> craft (Leonhardt is foremost for many) use legato and overlegato, but they
>> also use myriad shades of detache.
>Oh. Articulation is the *basis* of everything, but it's not an end in
>itself - it's a means of building up longer phrases....
very well put
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