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Definition and background:

the stated (but unreachable) goal of performing a piece in the way it would have originally sounded or in the way the composer intended for it to sound. A less contentious term is "historically informed." See performance practice.

For more information on the music term "Authenticity" check out these other resources:

Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 1-9

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