Treatise on Instrumentation

Treatise on Instrumentation

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by Hector Berlioz, Berlioz
     
 

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The most influential work of its kind ever written, appraising the musical qualities and potential of over 60 commonly used stringed, wind and percussion instruments. With 150 illustrative full-score musical examples from works by Berlioz, Mozart, Beethoven, Gluck, Weber, Wagner, and others, and numerous smaller musical examples. Complete with Berlioz' chapters on…  See more details below

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The most influential work of its kind ever written, appraising the musical qualities and potential of over 60 commonly used stringed, wind and percussion instruments. With 150 illustrative full-score musical examples from works by Berlioz, Mozart, Beethoven, Gluck, Weber, Wagner, and others, and numerous smaller musical examples. Complete with Berlioz' chapters on the orchestra and on conducting. Translated by Theodore Front. Foreword by Richard Strauss. Glossary.

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ISBN-13:
9780486269030
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
11/08/1991
Series:
Dover Books on Music Series
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
610,645
Product dimensions:
8.44(w) x 10.94(h) x 0.89(d)

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Treatise on Instrumentation 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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This is probably one of the best Treatise for instrumentation around. It is written by Hector Berlioz and augmented by Richard Strauss...both great composers. Although I little heavy reading