Some weeks ago we touched on the production team members necessary for the efficient, professional recording of your score. One of these has the power, possibly greater than any of the others, to save valuable time. Remember Hess’ Law of Score Prep Numero Uno? Repeat after me: The PITA (translate: “pain-in-the-ass”) factor in going from inspiration to performance increases with the square of the number of goofs or omissions left uncorrected in your score. As the score proofreader, your job is to ferret out every flaw before it has a chance to screw something up.
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