The next installment in our periodic segment entitled Ask Randall, in which Maestro Stewart answers questions from members of the DC Concert Orchestra Society. If you’d like to submit a question, please select “Contact” above and entitle your message “Ask Randall.”
January 1, 2021
Couldn’t we do away with transposing instrument pitches by simply giving the student different fingerings or different notes? Do conductor’s scores more often put the transposing instruments into concert pitch or do they show the transposed notes the player is actually seeing?
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