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  • Ian Brockbank

    Ian Brockbank March 21, 2006, 9:57 p.m. (Message 44822)

    RE: The Lost Chord (was Two Chords)

    Hi Martin,
    
    > If the MC has to announce this to all, then could he not just as easily
    ask 
    > those involved to change sides, and not bother the musicians with -- to 
    > quote -- "unnatural second chords"?
    
    >From my experience as an MC, I'm lucky if 50% of the room is listening
    (unless I'm recapping, in which case I may get up to 70%...).  At least the
    second chord is a clear distinct reminder which everyone notices (even if
    they're not ready for it).
    
    Cheers,
    
    Ian Brockbank
    Edinburgh, Scotland
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