Input requested: Essential music for your instrument

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So I've been trying to focus on creating more musician-centric products in my shop and got an idea to create decals, maybe mugs, that can feature a very dynamic/recognizable measure of music.

Originally I was planning to sell a make-your-own-measure decal pack but there are just too many different notes, rests, accidentals, time signatures, etc that would have to be included for that to be feasible. So now I'm trying out decals that depict a measure of a famous piece.

I've got well-known piano pieces covered since it's my instrument, but I know a lot of you play instruments as well. I'm curious what pieces are defining and cherished for your instrument, so that the first measure or a single measure from the piece would be immediately recognizable to anyone who plays your instrument.

I hope this post is acceptable here... I just feel there's a lack of products for musicians to show off their interests, and I'd like to hear from actual musicians. Thanks!

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22 points

2 months ago

Cor anglais: New World Symphony (slow mvt) or Rodrigo guitar Concerto (slow mvt). Or Ravel piano concerto (slow Mvt). Massive cor anglais market out there for mugs too, so.


6 points

2 months ago

Thanks! I'm curious why English horn players specifically are a good mug market. My last attempt at selling musician mugs wasn't great, so I'm curious why y'all are so interested in mugs, lol.


18 points

2 months ago

Gotta soak those reeds in something