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(c)]. The rendering would be somewhat as shown at [Ex. 230 (d) and (c)|.
'One holds the finger on the key for the full duration of the note, ami
tries by gently reiterated pressures to reinforce the tone. I need hardly
say that there has to be a relaxation after each pressure, yet the finger
must not leave the key.
'This ornament can only be performed on a clavichord, and indeed on a
very good one.
'One must not use the Bebung too often, and must avoid the distressing exaggeration caused by using too much pressure.' Ex. 231. Georg Simon Lohlein, Clavier-Schule, Leipzig and Ziillichau, 1765-81, fifth ed., Ziillichau and Freystadt, 1791, p. 19:
Ex. 230. Turk, loc. cit., Bebung on the clavichord:
'The performance of this work, which is called Tragen der Tone, can
only be done well on the clavichord' (aus dem Claviere).
In addition to its expressive value, the normal vibrato of the clavichord is useful in picking out an entry or leading part in contrapuntal
solo music, by giving that part...
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