"An artist who never has any doubts is a mediocrity . . .
"Experience, by separating truth from falsehood, helps us to strive for what is possible, instead of expecting out of ignorance what remains beyond our reach . . .
"False science offers men vanity; true science results in humility . . .
"The greatest rivers flow underground."
LEONARDO DA VINCI
Creative Cypology and Craftsmanship
COMPOSERS are often judged in this manner: "This one is more of a musician, that one more of an artist." We have already discussed the opposition created between the artist as a producer of art and the artist as a man. We have observed to what an extent this dichotomy seems ambiguous in its vagueness, because it creates a certain unbalance between sensitivity and intelligence, which, in a creator, complement without opposing each other.
Whether the intelligence that builds and orders the work is cold, lucid, and analytical, or whether it is intuitive, synthetic, and warm depends exclusively upon the