Essential Dictionary of Orchestration Pocket Size Book

ISBN-10: 0739000217
ISBN-13: 9780739000212
Edition: 2nd 1998
Authors: Tom Gerou, Dave Black
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Book details

List price: $9.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Alfred Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 4.25" wide x 5.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.572
Language: English

At last, an orchestration book tailor-made for the classroom musician on a budget. Any teacher, student or professional musician, whether a composer, orchestrator, arranger, performer or enthusiast will find this thoroughly comprehensive dictionary full of the most needed information on over 150 instruments. Designed for quick and easy reference, the Essential Dictionary of Orchestration includes those much-needed instrument ranges, general characteristics, tone quality descriptions, technical pitfalls, useful scoring tips and much more!

Alphabetized by instrument groupings
Bowed Strings
About String Technique
Clarinets
Double Reeds
Flutes
Fretted Strings
About Guitar Notation
Harmonica
Harps
Horns
Keyboards
Percussion
About Percussion Notation
Non-Pilched Metals
Skins
Woods
Pitched Electronic
Glass
Metals
Skins
Woods
Saxophones
Trombones
Trumpets
About Mutes & Articulations
Tubas
Voice
Index
Alphabetized within each instrument grouping For example
Trombones
Alto Trombone
Bass Trombone
Contrabass Trombone
European-Style Bass Trombone
Slide Trumpet
Tenor Trombone
Valve Trombone

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