The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #129637   Message #2912035
Posted By: Amos
22-May-10 - 01:36 PM
Thread Name: May the best song win
Subject: RE: May the best song win.....
The advantage of accomplished performers is not unfair if that's what is being judged in the contest.

We would say "apart from" the context of performance.

The merit of a song, after all, is limited by what can be done with it in performing it.