Yep, I’ve just fired part of the percussion section! I know it’s rather drastic but my first symphony (all 35 minutes of it) will just have to be completed without them. Why? Because the damn triangle and bass drum (and other key switch instruments) keep sounding when I don’t want them to! I’m going to play the triangle myself and am looking for a volunteer to play the bass drum!
Over on the support part of this forum, ‘northern’ and I have reported problems with keyswitch instruments sounding when you toggle between GPO and, in my case, when I start and end playback too. I’m willing to give these percussionists another chance - but not if they’re going to keep playing when it’s not their turn! Can anybody help them keep their job in this otherwise magnificant orchestra please?