Anyone who goes to the trouble of writing something down does so in the belief that someone will actually read what is written.  Alas, too often the act of reading stops at the level of pronunciation rather than comprehension.
This is especially true of music, where the notation is often mistaken for a set of instructions as to what to "do" rather than suggestions as to what one might hear.
Piano instruction, unfortunately, traditionally favors that approach.
What one might hear includes a whole range of overtones that will show up in a spectograph but which are otherwise not visible, sometimes not even imaginable.
 


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