Do not harpists simultaneously exert
the memory and pay attention to the tone and
inflexions of the voice, while the right hand runs
over certain strings and the left plucks, stops or
releases others, and even the foot is employed in
beating time, all these actions being performed at
the same moment?
Quintilian. With an English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1920.
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