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Sounds of Music C

Post by Jim_R » July 2nd, 2011, 6:08 pm

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Re: Sounds of Music C

Post by personasaurus rex » August 29th, 2011, 5:46 am

ohhh yeah you guessed it, strings are back!
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Re: Sounds of Music C

Post by quizbowl » August 29th, 2011, 6:55 am

personasaurus rex wrote:ohhh yeah you guessed it, strings are back!
Where did you find that out?
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Re: Sounds of Music C

Post by chalker » August 29th, 2011, 8:15 am

quizbowl wrote:
personasaurus rex wrote:ohhh yeah you guessed it, strings are back!
Where did you find that out?

Good question, since the final rules aren't published yet, although information about them is slowly filtering out. To help prevent the spread of misinformation, I'd like to clarify a bit: the rules this year do not require specific types of instruments. You can build whatever types you want, as long as 2 different types are used.

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Re: Sounds of Music C

Post by Infinity Flat » August 29th, 2011, 3:03 pm

quizbowl wrote:
personasaurus rex wrote:ohhh yeah you guessed it, strings are back!
Where did you find that out?
My guess is his coach went to the summer clinic or the like.
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Re: Sounds of Music C

Post by Starapollo1 » August 30th, 2011, 6:41 am

chalker wrote:
quizbowl wrote:
personasaurus rex wrote:ohhh yeah you guessed it, strings are back!
Where did you find that out?

Good question, since the final rules aren't published yet, although information about them is slowly filtering out. To help prevent the spread of misinformation, I'd like to clarify a bit: the rules this year do not require specific types of instruments. You can build whatever types you want, as long as 2 different types are used.
That's what I'd heard, obviously nothing is certain till the rules are out, but this is the rumor i'm most familiar with
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Re: Sounds of Music C

Post by illusionist » August 30th, 2011, 10:22 am

You know what was funny? Jeff Anderson showed us a "sneak peak" at this year's event at states last year. Here's the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hpfYt7vRHuY
Unfortunately, we didnt realize it was a joke until after the loss of hope.
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Re: Sounds of Music C

Post by Luo » August 30th, 2011, 10:32 am

Starapollo1 wrote:
chalker wrote:
quizbowl wrote:Where did you find that out?

Good question, since the final rules aren't published yet, although information about them is slowly filtering out. To help prevent the spread of misinformation, I'd like to clarify a bit: the rules this year do not require specific types of instruments. You can build whatever types you want, as long as 2 different types are used.
That's what I'd heard, obviously nothing is certain till the rules are out, but this is the rumor i'm most familiar with
The short description already published on soinc states that all instrument types will be allowed:
soinc.org wrote:Sounds of Music (C) - Prior to the competition, students will build two different instruments of any type based on a 12 tone tempered scale, prepare to describe the principles behind their operation and be able to perform a major scale, a required melody and a chosen melody with each.
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Re: Sounds of Music C

Post by personasaurus rex » September 1st, 2011, 10:57 am

sorry about the confusion
1) my coach did not go to the clinic (not that dedicated lol)
2) the new "short event descriptions" or something like that on soinc.org said something about "instruments of any type"
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Re: Sounds of Music C

Post by Bogoradwee » September 2nd, 2011, 4:59 pm

Quick question. You said that there's no restrictions on instruments. does that include range, or just type?
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