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Ornamentation
of these will help in his understanding of the possibilities of his instrument.
When players meet together in groups for consort playing, trills and mordents should be carefully practised, so that all the players are playing the same part of a given ornament at the same time. Unless this is done, the ornamentation will be in­effective and scrappy and it would be much better omitted. As most players, quite rightly, have their own individual fancies when using ornamentation, considerable difficulty may be experienced in consort playing in achieving a neat and effective result.
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