Edward N. Waters's scientific contributions

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... One example of this is the extremely slow practice of virtuoso pianist Sergei Rachmaninov. His student Abram Chasins described this practice as lowering the tempo so drastically as to render the music unrecognizable, and attributed this strategy to Rachmaninov's dedication to precision and perfection (Chasins, 1961). In music research, little is known about the many possible ways musicians use slow practice, although some studies have touched upon the topic. ...