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Supporting part or bit part
« on: July 25, 2018, 06:49:23 PM »
A useful resource for distinguishing between the importance of parts (and probably pay scales too), can be found at

An aspiring composer wanting to keep performance costs down will note the 23 measure limit for bit parts and omit an unnecessary word or phrase or re-bar the section to fit.      In the opposite direction, it is said that Dukas reworked The Sorcerer's Apprentice from 6/8 time to 3/8 when he learned Durand were paying him by the measure!
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