The ideal music to read a DWJ novel to.

Elizabeth Evans er.evans at auckland.ac.nz
Sun Sep 9 20:25:52 EDT 2001


Obviously with all these parts you'll need an organised non-singer to
collate the music. Who better than a librarian? <g>
Elizabeth

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> Dorian, about the bassoon:
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> > Okay...I was confused, I think, because I remembered you talking about
> > embouchure (sp?) and I generally equate the necessity for that with
> > brass.  But I think I was actually thinking of the bassoon (a lovely
> > instrument!).
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> While some early instruments had "free" reeds, all modern reed instruments
> (principally the oboe, clarinet and saxophone families) control
> the reed with
> lip pressure.  So embouchure is definitely needed!
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> > So...if Philip sticks mainly to the bassoon, and Laurel to the cello,
> > we could have Becca on the piano, and I'll take care of the percussion
> > (I have the major qualifications for percussion:  I can count rests
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> :-)  That's certainly important for classical percussion.  For some modern
> musical genres you also need to count repeated bars...
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> > correctly!).  I can also add in tenor recorder, which is probably the
> > instrument I play least badly.
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> This is going to be quite a challenge to arrange/write for.
> Should be fun,
> though
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> >> That's five of us, enough for a reasonable group.  Three in Ireland,
> >> one in England, one in Florida.  Hmm... Arranging rehearsals could be
> >> tricky :-)
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> > Oh, I'm sure we can find a rehearsal studio *somewhere* in cyberspace!
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> :-)  If we start adding people from Finland and places, that may
> be a necessity.
> I wouldn't like to try it without a broadband connection, though...
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> Philip.
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