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Subject: Re: Transpositions
From: Ron Magnuson <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Ron Magnuson <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:00:24 -0400
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> On Mar 20, 2017, at 3:27 PM, R PRADA <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> Orchestral musicians are not well trained in transposition these days, so if anyone wants to transpose anything outside the transpositions that orchestras have on hand would have to pay a copyist some serious bucks to write out orchestral parts in the preferred key.

As an ex-orchestral trumpet player who learned to transpose up and down all intervals, I would be shocked if today’s musicians could not, and do not, do the same transposition.  It is just simply part of the job.  What proof do you have of such a claim?

Ron
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