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The rapid proliferation of persons with varying titles and levels of training who now hold themselves out as providing the services once considered the domain of professionally trained career counselors is at least confusing (Harris-Bowlsbey; Niles; Whiston, a), if not charlatanistic (Pope).
Although it lost its rhythmic impetus in the Fuga, this honest reading, unclouded by charlatanistic over-romanticised sentiment, exuded dynamism and sparkle.
Moreover, the delicacy of his response to words and the charming manner of his presentation conveyed the exact essence of the music without the false romantic sentiment evident in so many charlatanistic singers of today.