Arranging Music

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Arranging Music

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If you are responsible for finding arrangements for your group of musicians, then you likely have discovered that it is difficult to find arrangements that exactly match the makeup of your group. There are several ways that you can use Composer to arrange parts that match the number of musicians in your group, the instruments they play, their voice ranges, and their skill levels:

B816Start with a MIDI file for the music. Some parts might already be a good match for the players in your group.
B816Copy one part to create a second doubling part for another instrument voice.
B816Consolidate two parts into one part, and delete the least important notes.

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B816Create an extra part from scratch to supplement the conductor's score and parts that you purchased from a sheet music dealer.