Contemporary Orchestration: A Practical Guide to Instruments, Ensembles, and Musicians teaches students how to orchestrate for a wide variety of instruments, ensembles, and genres, while preparing them for various real-world professional settings ranging from the concert hall to the recording studio. Unlike most orchestration texts, it includes coverage of contemporary instruments and ensembles alongside traditional orchestra and chamber ensembles.
- Practical considerations: Practical suggestions for choosing a work to orchestrate, and what to avoid when writing for each instrument.
- Pedagogical features
- In the Profession: Professional courtesies, considerations and expectations.
- Building the Score: Step-by-step construction of an orchestration.
- Scoring Examples: Multiple scoring examples for each instrument.
- Exercises: Analyzing, problem solving, and creating orchestration solutions.
- Critical Thinking: Alternate approaches and solutions.
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|Size: ||38.9 MB|
|Date published: || 2014|
|ISBN: ||9781317806240 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|