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Musecorps Competition #0.1!

Just a reminder that if you're planning on submitting something for the competition, the deadline is tomorrow. A lot of you have commented, but nobody has submitted yet. Is anyone planning on submitting something? And if so, should I push the deadline back by a few days?

Thanks for any feedback!

Help on Ballad

in Brass

I am looking for help on a Bruno Mars ballad that may or may not be marched for a high school band. I've gotten all lot of the structure down I just need help with details! I'm a percussionist so it's pretty difficult lol I'm having someone help write the mallet parts and I'll probably do the battery but I just need help with a lot of the winds. Much love :)

Musecorps Competition #0!

Hello everyone! The 2018 Drum Corps season is over, and I figured it was time for me to start this group up again. Therefore, I've decided to hold the first competition that I talked about in this groups' other post!

This first competition is basically a test. It's just for fun, you could say. If enough people participate, I'll hold another one in the future, and possibly include some level of prizes. Just depends on how many people participate!

The Competition:
I thought we'd start off easy. Create a drum corps style arrangement from any piece (s) written by Ludwig van Beethoven. The arrangement should be longer than one minute in length, but no more than three. You can include percussion if you want, but just brass would be alright too! When you have something completed, post it to MuseScore and post a link to it in a comment on this post. I'll live submissions open until a week from today, Tuesday 9/18 at around 2:00 PM EST.

If you have any comments or questions, leave them below!

Any Ideas?

Im  a multi instrumentalist (woodwind, brass, pizzicato strings, keyboards) but my main instrument is trombone and i am a jazz trombonist. I am looking for a good song  to arrange with trombone as melody, piano, drums, bass, maybe guitar, maybe vibes. Any good ideas? The O.G. song doesn't have to have a trombone

Tuba, which one? Which key?

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I'm not a brass player, I'm a violinist. I'm just writing for myself with MuseScore, trying to build my composition and orchestration skills. How do you decide which tuba to use in compositions? Wikipedia says that some tubas are more commonly used in UK, the other is more commonly used in US. If I ever have a real player to write for, then I'll write for that persons instrument. Until that happens, can you give me any suggestions, comments etc? (I posted one of my composition exercises , with a tube, to this group, it's the variations on Swanee river) Thanks.

Hello, Friends! Who are you?

I didn't think to go deep into the subject of bass guitar, although I have an acoustic instrument for home music.

But there were pieces, where the bass is revealed unexpectedly full and beautiful — that's why I decided that it is necessary to share.
However, there was no group where such scores were in demand.
So this group was created.

Bass in XXI centure

 ▷ J.A. Moses – The Concordance of Frogs for Cello & Contrabass https://musescore.com/jmoses/scores/5170866

Bill Hails – Calling Card
for Bassoon
https://musescore.com/billhails/scores/4982392

Jan Willem van Ree – Septem ultimis verbis Domini Nostri Jesu Christi, Part III
for Bass Guitar and String Synth.
https://musescore.com/aquarius/jan-willem-van-ree-septem-ultimis-verbis-part3

Hans Jacobi - Michelle Fugue 
for Bass Guitar and Wind Duet
https://musescore.com/aquarius/scores/2786501

Jan Willem van Ree – Notation en mémoire de Pierre Boulez
for Contrabass and other instruments
https://musescore.com/jan-willem-van-ree/scores/4566531

Bass in Baroque

J.S. Bach – Cello Suite №1 – Prelude
for Bass Guitar
https://musescore.com/aquarius/bach-cello-suite-1-prelude-bass-guitar

Simon Ives – "Ayre №2"
for Bassoon Duet
https://musescore.com/mike_magatagan/scores/74268

G.P. Telemann – Fantasia II from "36  fantasias for Harpsichord"
for Bassoon and Contrabassoon
https://musescore.com/mike_magatagan/scores/82994

J.S. Bach – Entrée from the Overture Suite
for Bassoon and Guitar
https://musescore.com/mike_magatagan/scores/3367246