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Feedback on my Turkish March?

I composed a Turkish March months ago. It was my first go at rondo form and is one of very few pieces that I have written in the key of C major. C major is like my avoid key. If there is 1 key I would use least often, it is C major. Here are the reasons why:

C major sounds boring to me
Can't really get chromatic without questioning myself whether or not I am modulating(like the moment I write a Bb in a C major piece, I question myself if I am modulating to F major or not)
C major to me, is an overused key(seriously, the most common key in pretty much every music genre and from every composer from Bach to Mozart to Brahms, is C major)

So here is how I went about composing my Turkish March:

First I listened to Mozart's Turkish March from Piano Sonata no. 11 in A and Beethoven's Turkish March from The Ruins of Athens and found these similarities:

Major key
Basic eighth note pulse at quarter note = 110 BPM
Minor key used for harmony, drama, or both(mostly harmony in Mozart's case(the alternation of A minor with A major shows up in every movement of his 11th piano sonata))
Rondo form
Left hand sort of sounds like footsteps

I then took these and applied them to each of the sections of my Turkish March. I do use a plagal cadence early on but that is because I wanted to not have a sense of finality while still saving the dominant tendency for the PAC in the A section. Speaking of which, here are the sections:

A - Initial C major section
B - F major section
C - Up and down the major scale in the right hand, arpeggios in the left hand
D - A minor section
E - C minor section

Like Mozart's Turkish March, I also have a short coda to end the Turkish March. Here I experimented with using the major seventh as a dominant chord and I think it turned out well. I tended to use the subdominant chord to end the antecedent phrase of my periods here. I also only used C harmonic minor to transition from the E section to the C section. Overall, my harmonic progression in a lot of the sections was this:


I even accented the subdominant chord in the initial C major section to give it more of a dominant feel, even though it is the subdominant.  Here is a link to my Turkish March video:

Here is Mozart's Rondo Alla Turka for a comparison:

It is much faster than my Turkish March but other than the tempo and keys used and the actual melody, not much is different(5 or more distinct sections of the rondo, a section with arpeggios in the left hand and octaves in the right hand, coda for an ending with arpeggios in the right hand, both parallel and relative minor keys are used, bass notes not far from the third intervals(at most like a fifth away), octave alberti bass in the right hand in ending bars, are all commonalities between my Turkish March and Mozart's Turkish March)

What do you think of my Turkish March? Do you think I may have overused the subdominant here? I have been told that it sounds more like a gentle dance than a march but I don't know of any dance that is in 2/4 and I'm not even sure that it exists. I have also been told that there being so many thirds in the left hand muddies the piece and that it would be better if the bass note was like an octave away from where it is now.

Musecorps Drum Corps Recording #1

Link to the Full Score:

Hello! Mark and I have finalized the brass parts for the ballad of our original show, 2 + 2 = 5. The ballad we've chosen is The Hymn of Acxiom by Vienna Teng, as we believe it fits the theme of the show - George Orwell's "1984" - perfectly.

If you are unfamiliar with the project, here is a quick summary:
Mark and I plan to have as many of you submit recordings of yourselves playing through the show as we can. We will then compile the recordings into one large file, and place it over virtual drill that Mark is writing, to create a virtual drum corps of sorts. If you'd like to record, here's all the info you'll need!

1.) Parts
You can play through as many parts as you'd like. In fact, we would much appreciate it if you did! (For example, if you play the trumpet, it will be better for the end result if you record and submit all three trumpet parts, rather than just doing one) Of course, you don't have to do this! Mark and I will be listening through each recording of the trumpet soloist's part, and picking the one we think would best benefit the overall recording.
2.) Recordings
We would prefer if you submit one large (3-ish minute) recording, but if you find it difficult to play through the part(s) in one sitting, please refer to the recording guide below!
Here is the link to all the parts:
3.) Recording Guide
Recording One: Beginning to Letter D
Recording Two: Letter D to Letter F (Trumpets, include two measure pick-up)
Recording Three: Letter F to Letter I
Recording Four: Letter I to the end

Again, we'd much prefer your recording be from the beginning to the end, to simplify our own work, but we decided to include this in case some need the breaks in between. Trumpets obviously don't need a recording one/four, as they don't play at these points. Please play the part at the exact tempo that's listed. This can easily be done by playing along with the recording (preferably while wearing a headset!).
4.) Submitting
If you have recorded the entirety of the ballad at once, submit an MP3/MP4 file with this name as the format:
If you used the segmented guide above, use this format:

ex. TheMTCrew_Trombone1_Rec1

Send submissions to

If you have any questions, ask them below! Thanks everyone!

*DISCLAIMER* Absolutely no profit is being made off of this project in ANY way. All rights to the music used go to their respective owners. 

Help me read please?

This seems like the place to ask beginner level questions so please may I? 
About me; You will have heard my story many times over - I took some lessons years ago and recently found myself wanting to get back in. I was being tutored back then and although I took some lessons over some years I don't think i ever got out of the gate really. I have next to no skill and zero confidence but i want that to change. At this point I have very basic reading skills, given a simple enough piece and enough time to study it and practice I can get a melody and baseline going.

So anyway, with a renewed gusto and a determined mindset that this time i will self study, i found myself here looking for music to play. Beatles, that's a good place to start right? simple, easy and everyone knows the tunes.
Penny lane, that's a goodun I say to myself and then BOOM i hit my first snag. 
The score:-

second measure, the first notes in bass line require a G in two octaves, the higher G remains held while the lower notes descend further. How is this played?  the stretch is impossible or am i reading it wrong?

thank you for humouring my idiocy.