Technique of Orchestration, The, 6th Edition. Kent Kennan, University of Texas at Austin. Donald Grantham, University of Kennan & Grantham. © Cloth. There is a handful of bespoke books dealing with various aspects of orchestration. Treatise on Instrumentation by Berlioz (Dover ISBN ;. The emphasis is on the practical fundamentals of orchestration. The Sixth Edition has been expanded and revised to reflect new developments in instruments.
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Description As in the earlier editions, the emphasis is on the practical fundamentals of orchestration.
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A listening compact disc features selected samples intended for use in conjunction with the book. Sterling De mille rated it it was kemnan Mar 04, To meet multiple needs quite as expertly as Kent Kennan and Donald Grantham have done with such comprehensive, detailed, up-to-date, well-constructed, well-illustrated and accessible finding just what you want is easy coverage of a wide field is a huge achievement. After completing his musical studies at the Eastman School of Music, he received the Prix de Rome in music.
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Technique of Orchestration, The, 6th Edition
And of course a whole section on percussion pitched and indefinitely pitchedas well as harp, celesta and piano in various contexts. Daniel Moldenhauer rated it really liked it Jan 03, Pearson offers special pricing when you package your text with other student resources.
The or so substantive pages of The Technique of Orchestration are divided into 21 chapters of between six and thirty pages each. References to this book Harmony: Silas rated it it was amazing Dec 06, Account Options Sign in.
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This was a gift to my sweetheart who is a composer. As well as an introductory chapter on ways in which to use The Technique of Orchestration it does have a student feel about it… each chapter has assignmentskennqn is a bibliography and a good index.
The accompanying CD contains 91 samples easily cross-referenced to and from the relevant chapter. You have successfully signed out and will be required ogchestration sign back in should you need to download more resources.
From inside the book. Similarly, there are separate chapters — each just as packed and encyclopedic in coverage, yet accessible and easy to work from — kennn on scoring for each section of the orchestra, in the context of transcription, and where special “treatment” or problems need to be addressed.
Plus, in the index, it has easy reference to instrument ranges, concert and “sounding” pitches, and even the range of a given instrument when played by a novice or an expert, making composition of middle school and high school band and orchestra music realistic.
The Technique of Orchestration
A listening compact disc Book Review The Technique of Orchestration. As a reference on the practical fundamentals of orchestration.
The Technique of Orchestration will not disappoint, then. These extremely helpful chapters are also preceded by short introductions to specifics… scoring chords for woodwinds, horns and strings, for example.
Plus, in the index, it has easy reference to instrument ranges, concert and “sounding” pitches, and even the range of a given instrument when played by a novice or an expert, making composition of middle school and high school band and orchestra mus Unfortunately, I use this book more than The Bible. Jessica rated it really liked it Dec 19, Refresh and try again. New musical examples and listings, and an updated bibliography which includes many recent publications.
We don’t recognize your username or password. Although this is not an encyclopedia or dictionary of instrumentation, each chapter, section and subsection is laid out in such a way that the salient aspects of working with each instrument are easy to find and use; this makes using The Technique of Orchestration as a reference work very handy.