> Fair point on the "when to start" thing ... on the "and" you're up on your > toes ready to start moving properly -- I know what I mean, we mean the same > thing, and that's not the discussion -- the point is that then the music > that follows the voice saying "Ready, And ..." doesn't begin on the first > bar of the tune, as it should, but it begins with two notes leading into the > tune. This is the musical equivalent of "Ready, And ..." so you don't need > both. > > James
It's exactly what happens in class when M is playing and no-
one comments then. 'Ready and' is not the first beat of the music - it's
an instruction (request) to the musician.
Dance with a smile - and if you don't feel like smiling then just bare