I have been experimenting with this:  Having made recordings of Bartok, Haydn, and now also Rameau, I am fascinated with what happens to my own hearing as a result of listening back to what I have previously heard.  It is a challenge to find in music always new things to hear.  If a composition is good there are always signs that, indeed, there is always something new to hear.  Sometimes it is a new way to process articulation.
In Mozart, for example, there are many occasions in which what seems at first to be a pickup is not that at all, but rather a weak ending to what has gone before.  He gives ample evidence of this.  One must only be on the lookout for it, though it is hard to miss, being remarkably difficult to pull off.


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