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What's Your Favorite John Denver Song?

Take Me Home, Country Roads
Rocky Mountain High
Calypso
Mother Nature's Son (Remastered)
Annie's Song
Grandma's Feather Bed
The Eagle and The Hawk
Wild Montana Skies
Wild Flowers in a Mason Jar
Sunshine On My Shoulders
Eagles and Horses
Sing Australia
Homegrown Tomatoes
The Harder They Fall
The Cowboy and the Lady
Druthers
Pickin' The Sun Down
Downhill Stuff (Remastered)
Around and Around
Paradise
Some Days Are Diamonds (Some Days Are Stone)
I Guess He'd Rather Be in Colorado
Today
Toledo
For Baby (For Bobbie)
Windsong
Darcy Farrow
Looking For Space
Forest Lawn
Shanghai Breezes
I Want to Live
Whispering Jesse
Catch Another Butterfly
High, Wide, and Handsome
Starwood in Aspen
It Amazes Me
Daydreams
Fire and Rain
Let It Be
This Old Guitar
Cool an' Green an' Shady
Wrangle Mountain Song
Johnny B. Good (Remastered)
Alaska and Me
Islands
Steel Rails
On the Wings of an Eagle
River
Rita Ballou
Dance Little Jean
Nobody Can Take My Dreams From Me
The Gold and Beyond
On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe
Spirit
Everyday (Remastered)
Anthem
Leaving On A Jet Plane
On The Road
Thank God I'm a Country Boy
It's Up To You
Amazon
Follow Me
Foxfire Suite
Tenderly Calling
Late Nite Radio
Love is Everywhere
Earth Day Every Day
Never a Doubt
The Flower That Shattered The Stone
Stonehaven Sunset
The Ballad of St. Anne's Reel
Come and Let Me Look Into Your Eyes

and much, MUCH more. XD

Musecorps Drum Corps Recording #1

Link to the Full Score: https://musescore.com/themtcrew/scores/5217400

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: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1CTplR1RBHZX2YCJZ80M35VF20sjaPI9u?usp=sharing
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:
Username_PartName_Full
If you used the segmented guide above, use this format:
Username_PartName_RecordingNumber

ex. TheMTCrew_Trombone1_Rec1
OR
markmacri_Mellophone1_Full

Send submissions to themtcrewparts@gmail.com.

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. 

Introduction & Transposing

in Brass

Hello.  I'm a new member of the group & a fairly inexperienced musescore user.  I've been playing the trombone for 51 years & the euphonium & baritone for 42.  @ 10 of those years professionally & 25 semi-professionally, & the rest just for fun.  I've played in many groups of different styles, but my favorites have been big band, brass quintet, & symphony orchestra.  I've also enjoyed tuba-euphonium ensembles & trombone ensembles.  Merry TubaChristmas is one of my favorite annual events.  Due to pain & wear and tear, I've recently had to put down my trombone - at least for  a while.  But I'm enjoying playing my new euphonium.  I've been arranging for big band & brass ensembles for more than 20 years.

This may be the wrong place for this question... Is there a way to transpose & print the transposition?  Thanks in advance.

JAY'S AND JOHN'S CHALLENGE GROUP!

A new group has been created by me and Jay, and we need YOU to come participate in the contest! In this group, contests for the best score will be held. Winners of the contests will receive: likes on your score, a follow by both me and John, and an announcement of your score and username for a first place shout out!! So come join today!! Can't wait to see what you've got. Contests have already started, but the next competition will be held at the end of Feb. early March. Jay and I are so excited to see you there! 
https://musescore.com/groups/jays-and-johns-challenge/
Kindest Regards, -John :D