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Fiddlerman
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Here is my rough draft. Including the XML file for those of you who wish to play with it on your own apps/programs.

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Oh, you Techies! 

What am I supposed to do with an XML file?

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@ELCBK - Can be taken into MuseScore or other score editor. Or just use the pdf.

@Fiddlerman - Which staff should be used for viola (or cello or bass)?

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@JohnG, I suspect that Fiddlerman has not created the score for the viola and cello yet. 

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Here’s a screen capture of Fiddlerman's draft file (i.e., his attached XML file posted above) playing in Musescore so you all can hear it:

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@SharonC -

THANK YOU! 

 

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Now, y'all are going to to hate me, but this does NOT sound right. 

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Fiddlerman
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JohnG said
@ELCBK - Can be taken into MuseScore or other score editor. Or just use the pdf.

@Fiddlerman - Which staff should be used for viola (or cello or bass)?

Like John said, just use the PDF file. I know that some people like to use this file to get a head start on audio files and such. I don't want to put it all together until I'm done with it.

John, with the viola, you could use all four. With cello or bass, the fourth clef, and I will most likely write a separate part with the bass line of the chord. I'm also OK with someone writing a bass part and sending it to me for approval.

I try not to work on the weekend but I know that I'm too slow for a lot of you guys. lol

Did you listen to it?

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Mouse said
@JohnG, I suspect that Fiddlerman has not created the score for the viola and cello yet. 

I think of it as a four part theme first with the notes from the chords then transpose for our viola and cello players.

The reason I do it this way is that Fiddlerman.com was primarily a violin learning site but I love having all the string players here and want as many people to partake as possible. If I wrote separate parts or other instruments we would have a very lopsided performance. Violists will play the same part as violinists and cellos as well unless I add a bass line to give it a fuller sound.

Transposing takes seconds....

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SharonC said
Here’s a screen capture of Fiddlerman's draft file (i.e., his attached XML file posted above) playing in Musescore so you all can hear it:

Thanks Sharon,
This is what I know a lot of you want to do. Remember that it's a draft. I might not change much but what do you think of it. With group projects it's best to keep a steady beat, but theoretically I could stretch some phrase endings after it's all mixed.

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I like it.  I think a bass line drone will add a lot to it, too. 

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Fiddlerman said
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I think of it as a four part theme first with the notes from the chords then transpose for our viola and cello players. . .

Not sure if this is helpful to imagine the sound balance, but here’s the same draft with the 3rd part transposed down to Viola, & the 4th part to Cello, with some balancing between the parts.

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@Fiddlerman asked

 Did you listen to it?

I did, first thing I did after I brought it into MuseScore and was disappointed. Hard to pick out the melody, BUT I think it might just be the even dynamics generated by the program. I haven't tried setting the 2-3 clefs to quieter levels. I suspect that mixing can make it great.

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