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Re: Special Request
« Reply #15 on: March 10, 2017, 08:27:03 AM »
Revised, as per above suggestions.
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Re: Special Request
« Reply #16 on: March 10, 2017, 10:36:49 AM »
Nice. The resolution of that 'chromatic' bar works quite well now.
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Re: Special Request
« Reply #17 on: March 10, 2017, 10:52:30 AM »
BTW, having a small argument with the organizer of this project. He claims that C major is the easiest key for novice string players. I say the easiest keys for beginners are G and D for violins, C and G for violas and cellos. I remember my first few weeks of lessons I shied away from C because the tonic (middle C) is not an open string.  :)
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Re: Special Request
« Reply #18 on: March 10, 2017, 12:33:44 PM »
honestly, G and D work well for cello and viola as well since those are open strings too.
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Re: Special Request
« Reply #19 on: March 15, 2017, 04:22:19 PM »
The teacher/conductor of the group in Costa Rica likes the work and asked for individual parts which I just generated and sent to her. The only change from the score posted above is that I added a courtesy # to the 2nd violin C is the penultimate measure, and added rehearsal marks.

For those who aren't aware, the organizer of this project died unexpectedly last week just as I was about to send him the score. I've been friends with Joe Ford for many years and was too upset to post anything. However, David Solomons has stepped in to see this project through.

Here's something about Joe: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Dillon_Ford
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Re: Special Request
« Reply #20 on: March 16, 2017, 07:47:55 AM »
RE: gli altri (the others)

After a solo passage, the solo part should be marked cogli altri (with the others).
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Re: Special Request
« Reply #21 on: March 16, 2017, 08:43:43 AM »
RE: gli altri (the others)

After a solo passage, the solo part should be marked cogli altri (with the others).

Thanks for the tip. I wish I had known this before I sent the files to the group.
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Re: Special Request
« Reply #22 on: March 16, 2017, 09:01:20 AM »
it's quite alright, the shorter "col tutti" is also a very standard marking.
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