Continuing this thread, a multi-movement horn trio: "Ron Visits the Land of Insanity."
I think these undoubtedly very talented music school players practiced this once together before coming into my class to try to get through this, and I put them through some mighty indignities including trombone parts written much too low and choreographed coughing. I see I'm going for a Gothic soundtrack kind of thing; I recall my TA telling me afterward, "If you have strings play chord clusters like that, they'll sound like magic, but horns doing that just sounds like horns playing chord clusters."
My guesswork regarding chronology is growing slightly firmer, though without actual printed evidence: This and Week 20's entry I now think came from Fall 1991, with that project being the mid-term and this the final, but then again it could have been Spring 1992.
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