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Once heard never forgotten?

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« on: April 04, 2012, 01:54:40 am »

Is this true in their own case do Members find? The sort of thing I mean is, although I have not for many decades listened to a symphony of Mendelssohn (for instance), if I do happen to hear one, I find every familiar note has somehow been retained in my mind over that long period.

I suppose it is a little like learning a language.
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« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2012, 10:59:35 am »

I feel rather the same way about the Schubert Symphonies.  I listened to them when I was a student.  I haven't bothered with them again.  But I still recognise them if I happen upon them accidently on the radio, etc.
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