A Treatise on Instrumentation: A Practical Guide to Orchestration

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Theodore Presser - Instrumentation and orchestration - 144 pages
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This was origially published by Augerer in London in 1899. The Presser edition is a reprint. It is in fact the second volume of this work.

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The treatise was not written in 1712, rather 1712 is the address of the publisher. This treatise was produced around 1910.

Contents

Preface
7
Strings Oboes Bassoons and Horns
65
The Full Orchestra
75
Strings Wood and Horns
92
Less frequently used Instruments
98
Contrast and Color
105
The Instrumentation of Vocal Music
114
The Orchestration of Concertos and other Instrumental
128
Conclusion
134
Index of Illustrations

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