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{7} Points of Articulation in the Body Can Be Real or Imaginary

May 9, 2017

{7} Points of Articulation in the Body Can Be Real or Imaginary

In entry #6 we defined imaginary motions as what you are left with, as internal body sensations, if the eyes are closed but you are still moving in space.  From this it follows that any point on the body can act as a point of articulation, and flex in the imagination.   This will include.

To meet an intransigent technical problem we can conjecture where, ideally, if there only was a point of articulation, it would simplify the motions we want to make relative to the keyboard.

An example.  With our eyes closed we can imagine that there is an extra point of articulation in the forearm, say half way between the wrist and elbow, and that we can literally feel it moving and flexing.  Doing this will have a subtle impact on how we use our forearms back in the “real” world while playing a piece.  Enough that something changes from being awkward to being doable.

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