Recently I was reading on this website how some people think that excessive movements and facial expressions can detract from the performance because it forces the audience to think about the music in a certain way, rather than simply letting one's self be a vehicle for the music to be heard. I agree with this, but I was wondering, what do you all think of the playing of Jacqueline du Pre, a player who was known for her dramatic swaying while playing? I personally love her playing, but I'm curious to know what others think.
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