Transposed orchestral parts

Discussion in 'Orchestra / Solo / Chamber Music' started by richtom, Sep 16, 2005.

  1. richtom

    richtom Forte User

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    Manny, I wonder if you have ever run into this.
    Last night at orchestra rehearsal, Both Tchaikovsky's 5th and the overture to The Magic Flute were transposed for a Bb trumpet. We had the "originals" in the folder, too. These were not handwritten parts and were both actually published by same publisher.
    Hate to admit it, but I used the Bb on both, even though the 5th lies easier on the C.
    Thanks,
    Rich Tomasek


    PS. Do you remember what the number on McHale's PT boat was?
     
  2. BPinard

    BPinard Pianissimo User

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    I don't know the answer to your first question, but here is the answer to your second:

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    -BP
     
  3. Manny Laureano

    Manny Laureano Utimate User

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    We play editions that have the Bb transposition occasionally but never use them. They usually don't look as clear or as nice as the original.

    Trivia:

    How did the crew of PT 73 refer to Captain Binghamton?

    ML
     
  4. B15M

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