This is one of my favorite Secrets of Adulthood: Sometimes, flawed can be more perfect than perfection.
I love the humming that’s audible in this recording of Glenn Gould’s performance. For me, the “flaw” of the humming makes the music more beautiful.
What do you think — agree, disagree?
If you’re interested in this idea, it also relates to the haunting Japanese concept of wabi-sabi–-the beauty of “the imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete.”
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