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Instrumentation and Orchestration

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ISBN-10: 0534251870

ISBN-13: 9780534251871

Edition: 2nd 1997 (Revised)

Authors: Alfred Blatter

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An accessible and complete introduction to writing and scoring music for each instrument of the orchestra. Clear explanations, vivid descriptions of various instruments, expert advice, and numerous musical examples to maximize the student's understanding of concepts being presented. A valuable resource and reference for students in their future professional endeavors, this text maximizes its usefulness beyond the classroom.
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Book details

List price: $168.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 5/1/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

The Basics: Preparing Scores and Parts
The Score
The Parts
Instrumentation: the Orchestral Strings
Instrumentation: the Woodwinds
Instrumentation: the Brasses
Instrumentation: the Percussion
Instrumentation: Other Instruments
Instrumentation: the Voice
Orchestration: Scoring Musical Elements
Orchestration: Scoring for Various Ensembles
Orchestration: Techniques of Transcribing
Orchestration: Techniques of Arranging
Organizing Resources
Judging the Work
Final Thoughts