[78-L] Older musicians
dnjchi78 at live.com.invalid
Fri Apr 3 18:54:40 PDT 2015
> To: 78-l at klickitat.78online.com
> Date: Fri, 3 Apr 2015 19:41:14 -0500
> From: rjh334578 at gmail.com.invalid
> Subject: Re: [78-L] Older musicians
> Loss of hearing is surely a big ticket item as well, and that comes in
> various forms too. My beloved high school choral director had been a
> concert tenor and toured as such after WWII (made two 78s - getting us
> solidly on-topic) and sometime in his late fifties he lost tone recognition.
> He could still hear to carry on conversations, but could not recognize music
> (melodies), much less sing it! I could not grasp that problem at all when
> it happened to him, but now have an inkling of what that must feel like.
I know his problem. I suffer from it, too. It's called APD, Audio Processing Disorder.I can't recognize melodies anymore. Hearing aids don't help. I seldom (try to) listen to my records anymore. Age: 81. Don Chichester
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