Search the Community
Showing results for tags 'crescendo'.
Just polling the room... How dictatorial do you get with your markings? If you get too fussy and mark every possible tiny crescendo and accent, you run the risk of someone taking you absolutely literally and working so hard to recreate what you have indicated in the score that all the joy is sucked out of the performance. Or worse, an irritated conductor berating their group for enjoying themselves, and being moved to deviate from the markings. On the other hand, if you are too minimal in your directions, there is the inevitable raised hand at the back of the room every thirty s