Essentials of Orchestration
By Dave Black and Tom Gerou
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Category: Textbook - General
At last, a quick reference orchestration book tailor-made for the teacher, student, or professional musician on a budget. Useful for the composer, orchestrator, arranger, performer, or enthusiast, Essentials of Orchestration is full of the most-needed information on more than 150 instruments. This book includes instrument ranges, general characteristics, tone quality descriptions, technical pitfalls, useful scoring tips, and much more!
TITLE COMPOSER
Metals
Skins
Woods
Pitched
Glass
Metals
Skins
Woods
SAXOPHONES
TUBAS
TROMBONES
TRUMPETS
About Mutes & Articulations
Electronic
BOWED STRINGS
About String Technique
CLARINETS
DOUBLE REEDS
FLUTES
FRETTED STRINGS
KEYBOARDS
PERCUSSION
About Percussion Notation
Non-Pitched
About Guitar Notation
HARMONICA
HARPS
HORNS
VOICE
INDEX