The Technique of Orchestration

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Instruments of the orchestra are clearly described and supported by numerous musical examples and photos. "Suggested Assignments" and "Suggested Listening" lists follow each chapter helping students master and further explore subject matter. Includes updated chapter on writing score and parts with inclusion of material on computer notation and has 2 new appendices--" Synthesizers and Sampler" and "Vocal and Choral Ranges".

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As in the earlier editions, the emphasis is on the practical fundamentals of orchestration. The Sixth Edition has been expanded and revised to reflect new developments in instruments and orchestral practice, and a new listening compact disc has been added that contains selected examples of orchestration.

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This masterful textbook emphasizes the fundamentals of orchestration. Following a brief introduction to the orchestra, the authors discuss the instruments individually. then by section, and finally in the full orchestral context. Suitable for beginning orchestration courses, the book also contains more advanced material.

Features of this highly acclaimed text include:
  • Up-to-date information on instruments
  • Examples from scores of various periods and styles
  • Lists of suggested assignments, music suitable for scoring assignments, and music for suggested listening
  • Short chapters on scoring for school orchestra and oat nonorchestral instrumental groups, including band and wind ensemble
  • A workbook (available separately) containing carefully selected music for scoring assignments
New to this Sixth Edition are:
  • Inclusion of a CD containing selected examples
  • Several new examples from scores

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