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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000134.txt from 2000/07

From: Bill Hausmann <bhausman@-----.com>
Subj: Re: [kl] An error in a Sousa march
Date: Mon, 3 Jul 2000 20:31:04 -0400

At 05:34 PM 7/3/2000 -0500, you wrote:
>This isn't a clarinet-related question, but rather is concerned with the
>tenor saxophone part in the original edition of The Washington Post March
>by John Phillip Sousa, published by Carl Fischer. I know that there are
>many on the Klarinet list who also play saxophone, so perhaps others will
>have encountered this situation.
>
Won't it be great when, in a few years, all of these pieces will be stored
by the publishers as computer files instead of printing plates, and errors
will be correctable with a few keystrokes? Corrected copies will be
downloadable on the Internet? Site licenses will make photocopying
concerns obsolete? I know *I* do not plan to hold my breath while I wait
for these things to happen, but it seems nearly inevitable that they will,
even in as tradition-bound an industry as music publishing.

Bill Hausmann bhausman@-----.com
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If you have to mic a saxophone, the rest of the band is too loud.

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