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Bb vs. A clarinet in union orchestras

The clarinet in Bb is pretty much the standard clarinet nowadays. Clarinet in A is pretty uncommon, and clarinet in C is basically non existent. Chances are high that if you write your part for ...
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Bb vs. A clarinet in union orchestras

In any professional or semi-professional orchestra (i.e. anywhere where union rules might apply) the clarinettists will be required to play both Bb and A clarinets as needed. There is no reason not to ...
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Bb vs. A clarinet in union orchestras

I have never heard that unions don't allow a fautist also to double on piccolo, and I played in a professional orchestra for 32 years. However, I stopped 10 years ago, so maybe things have changed. ...
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What does the cross on a square symbol mean?

The cross-on-square symbol means to begin, then stop, rocking backwards in your chair. The 25 symbol is a cue marking when the offstage speakers begin blasting Chicago's "25 or 6 to 4." At ...
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