As music educators and musicians, I believe that we all have the ability to teach a lesson on bebop, Miley Cyrus, double fugues
, or cello thumb position playing technique.
There could be no doubting the choir's ability to deal head-on with the double fugues
or the Gloria and Credo, achieving notable clarity against the odds.
The discussion of the two double fugues
ignores their use of double counterpoint, particularly as this is demonstrated in several climactic entries of the subject in parallel thirds and sixths; instead these passages are referred to misleadingly as canones sine pausis (canons at a zero time interval), and they are understood as representations of the "positive" qualities "lightness and joy" (p.