juan bermudo, scion of a distinguished and well-to-do Écija family,1 began music study in his home town with a teacher whom he later recalled as a great lover of secrecy. Because a friend of this teacher begged, however, for a copy of the “secrets,” the teacher had the young Bermudo write them down. He ever afterwards hated secretive maestros.2 From personal experience, he could vouch that such maestros rot with envy of their more talented pupils, and always try to hide knowledge from students with retentive memories.
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