I found this discussion recently and somewhere in one of the responses somewhat noted:
"it seems to me there is a frightening and growing pattern among these players that clean is more important than interesting."
I know that most players back in the day players were celebrated for their distinct sound. I also seem to recall reading somewhere that it was when Heifetz came around focus on cleaner shifts became the norm in violin study, with somewhat of a loss of distinct sound?
So- would you prefer developing a more unique sound, which could possibly mean less clean, or would you prefer to be "cleaner"?
Lemme know :)
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