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Call For Scores • KCO COMPOSITION PRIZE 2015 Reimagining the American Klezmer Jazz Band COMPOSITION PRIZE 2015 Open to composers and arrangers ages 30 and under First Prize receives $1,000, performance of work, and live recording Multiple 2nd and 3rd prize awards available Deadline: December 19, 2014 (for best consideration, December 5, 2014) For GUIDELINES, APPLICATION, and SHEET MUSIC Visit www.klezmercompany.com/education.
Hi, guys. A question for trumpeters: As an arranger, I’ve heard trumpeters say that if you’re playing a flugel too loud, you’d might as well be playing a trumpet. (Even Don Sebesky, in his book The Contemporary Arranger, recommended never scoring them above mf.) Trouble is, there’s a spot in my upcoming chart where I’d really like the bugle-like sound of two Flugelhorns playing horn-like lines underneath the lead trumpet, and I’ve seen Flugelhorn parts scored forte, so here’s my question: If you came across a Flugelhorn part with lots of forte markings, would you: 1. Assume the par