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Technique of Orchestration / Edition 6

Technique of Orchestration / Edition 6

by Kent Kennan


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900130407718
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 12/10/2001
Edition description: 6TH BK
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.
2. The Strings.
3. The String Orchestra.
4. Bowing and Special Effects.
5. The Woodwinds.
6. The Woodwind Section.
7. The Horn.
8. The Trumpet, Trombone, and Tuba.
9. The Brass Section.
10. Scoring Chords for Each Section and for Orchestra.
11. Problems in Transcribing Piano Music.
12. Scoring for Woodwinds, Horns, and Strings.
13. The Percussion: Instruments of Definite Pitch.
14. The Percussion: Instruments of Indefinite Pitch.
15. The Harp, Celesta, and Piano.
16. Scoring for Full Orchestra.
17. Special Devices.
18. Infrequently Used Instruments.
19. Scoring for High School Orchestra.
20. Writing Score and Parts.
21. Nonorchestral Instrumental Groups.
Appendix A: List of Foreign Names for Instruments and Orchestral Terms.
Appendix B: Ranges of Instruments.
Appendix C: Synthesizers and Samplers.
Appendix D: Vocal and Choral Ranges.

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I like this book. I learned about all the instruments of the string orchestra, woodwinds, brass, and percussion.