Technique of Orchestration

ISBN-10: 0130407712
ISBN-13: 9780130407719
Authors: Kent Kennan, Donald Grantham
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Binding: Mixed Media Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR Number of pages: 432 Dimensions: 6.30" wide x 9.25" long x 0.98" tall Weight: 1.804 lbs. Language: English

Table of contents

Preface
Suggestions for Using This Book
Introduction
The Strings
The String Orchestra
Bowing and Special Effects
The Woodwinds
The Woodwind Section
The Horn
The Trumpet, Trombone, and Tuba
The Brass Section
Scoring Chords for Each Section and for Orchestra
Problems in Transcribing Piano Music
Scoring for Woodwinds, Horns, and Strings
The Percussion: Instruments of Definite Pitch
The Percussion: Instruments of Indefinite Pitch
The Harp, Celesta, and Piano
Scoring for Full Orchestra
Special Devices
Infrequently Used Instruments
Scoring for High School Orchestra
Writing Score and Parts
Nonorchestral Instrumental Groups
List of Foreign Names for Instruments and Orchestral Terms
Ranges of Instruments
Electronic Instruments
Vocal and Choral Ranges
Bibliography
Index