9780130407719

The Technique of Orchestration

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130407719

  • ISBN10:

    0130407712

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/26/2001
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

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.As a reference on the practical fundamentals of orchestration.

Author Biography

Kent Kennan is Professor Emeritus of Music at the University of Texas at Austin Donald Grantham, D.M.A. in composition from the University of Southern California, is Professor of Music at the University of Texas of Austin

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Suggestions for Using This Book xi
Introduction
1(6)
The Strings
7(25)
The String Orchestra
32(20)
Bowing and Special Effects
52(24)
The Woodwinds
76(30)
The Woodwind Section
106(17)
The Horn
123(15)
The Trumpet, Trombone, and Tuba
138(24)
The Brass Section
162(11)
Scoring Chords for Each Section and for Orchestra
173(15)
Problems in Transcribing Piano Music
188(19)
Scoring for Woodwinds, Horns, and Strings
207(18)
The Percussion: Instruments of Definite Pitch
225(23)
The Percussion: Instruments of Indefinite Pitch
248(25)
The Harp, Celesta, and Piano
273(19)
Scoring For Full Orchestra
292(31)
Special Devices
323(17)
Infrequently Used Instruments
340(15)
Scoring for High School Orchestra
355(12)
Writing Score and Parts
367(6)
Nonorchestral Instrumental Groups
373(8)
appendix A List of Foreign Names for Instruments and Orchestral Terms 381(5)
appendix B Ranges of Instruments 386(5)
appendix C Electronic Instruments 391(3)
appendix D Vocal and Choral Ranges 394(3)
Bibliography 397(6)
Index 403

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