For the next couple of weeks, let’s assume that you’ll be the copyist on your project. Part of music prep is the organized reproduction and binding of all scores and parts in such a way as to be easily sight-read with silent page turns. Traditionally, most well-run and -financed copying houses had a healthy investment in very expensive, industrial-strength repro and binding equipment. If you haven’t, your scores and parts can still look as if you had with just a little extra, intelligent effort. And remember, the more your parts look like they were given the A-list treatment, the more your players and conductor will give you that
same treatment in return.
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