The technique of orchestration

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Prentice-Hall, 1990 - Music - 401 pages
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The emphasis is on the practical fundamentals of orchestration. The Sixth Edition has been expanded and revised to reflect new developments in instruments and orchestral practice, and a new listening compact disc has been added that contains selected examples of orchestration. A listening compact disc features selected samples intended for use in conjunction with the book. New musical examples and listings, and an updated bibliography which includes many recent publications. A short chapter on scoring for high school orchestras, and information on nonorchestral instrumental groups, including the band and the wind ensemble.

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Contents

The String Orchestra
32
Bowing and Special Effects
52
The Woodwinds
76
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KENT KENNAN" is Professor Emeritus of Music at the University of Texas at Austin, where he taught for many years. After completing his musical studies at the Eastman School of Music, he received the Prix de Rome in music. His compositions have been performed by many major orchestras, and a number have been published and recorded. He is the author of "COUNTERPOINT," Fourth Edition (Prentice Hall, Inc. 1999).

"DONALD GRANTHAM, D.M.A." in composition from the University of Southern California, is Professor of Music at the University of Texas at Austin. He is a winner of the Prix Lili Boulanger and the recipient of a Citation in Music from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His works have been performed by many orchestras including Cleveland, Atlanta, Dallas, and the American Composers Orchestra.

KENT KENNAN" is Professor Emeritus of Music at the University of Texas at Austin, where he taught for many years. After completing his musical studies at the Eastman School of Music, he received the Prix de Rome in music. His compositions have been performed by many major orchestras, and a number have been published and recorded. He is the author of "COUNTERPOINT," Fourth Edition (Prentice Hall, Inc. 1999).

"DONALD GRANTHAM, D.M.A." in composition from the University of Southern California, is Professor of Music at the University of Texas at Austin. He is a winner of the Prix Lili Boulanger and the recipient of a Citation in Music from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His works have been performed by many orchestras including Cleveland, Atlanta, Dallas, and the American Composers Orchestra.

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