Title: The Cambridge Companion to the Orchestra
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: New
This guide to the orchestra and orchestral life is unique in its breadth of coverage. Editor(s): Lawson, Colin. Series: Cambridge Companions to Music. Num Pages: 312 pages, 9 b/w illus. 30 music examples. BIC Classification: AVA; AVRB; AVS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 245 x 170 x 17. Weight in Grams: 546. . 2003. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780521001328
Synopsis: This guide to the orchestra and orchestral life combines orchestral repertory history with critical thought. It includes topics such as the art of orchestration, scorereading, conducting, international orchestras, recording, and becoming an orchestral musician, educator or informed listener.
Book Description: This guide to the orchestra and orchestral life is unique in its breadth of coverage. It combinesorchestral history and repertory with a practical bias offering critical thought about the past, present and future of the orchestra. Including topics such as the art of orchestration, scorereading, conducting, international orchestras, recording, as well as consideration of what it means to be an orchestral musician, an educator, or an informed listener, it will be of interest to a wideranging readership of music historians and professional or amateur performers.
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