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The Cambridge Guide to Orchestration

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  • Date Published: June 2013
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107025165

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  • Demonstrating not only how to write for orchestra but also how to understand and enjoy a score, The Cambridge Guide to Orchestration is a theoretical and practical guide to instrumentation and orchestration for scholars, professionals and enthusiasts. With detailed information on all the instruments of the orchestra, both past and present, it combines discussion of both traditional and modern playing techniques to give the most complete overview of the subject. It contains fifty reduced scores to be re-orchestrated and a wide range of exercises, which clarify complex subjects such as multiple stops on stringed instruments, harmonics and trombone glissandi. Systematic analysis reveals the orchestration techniques used in original scores, including seven twentieth-century compositions. This Guide also includes tables and lists for quick reference, providing the ranges of commonly used instruments and the musical names and terminology used in English, German, Italian and French.

    • Discusses a wide range of orchestral instruments both old and new, well-known and obscure and provides the most complete, detailed and up-to-date information, both theoretical and practical, about orchestration, surpassing the other leading books on the subject
    • Student input and criticism were the primary factors for the final form of the book so most of the needs, questions and practical difficulties of orchestration that readers may encounter are explained here
    • Includes an extensive selection of exercises and analyses to help the reader master the full range of orchestration techniques
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    "This work is 'what you see is what you get' - a sourcebook but also a working textbook for practical study and investigation … A distinctive and valuable addition in its field …"
    Stuart Hannabuss, Reference Reviews

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    Product details

    • Date Published: June 2013
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107025165
    • length: 675 pages
    • dimensions: 253 x 194 x 35 mm
    • weight: 1.61kg
    • contains: 25 b/w illus. 707 music examples
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction
    Part I. Theory:
    1. String instruments
    2. Wind instruments
    3. Percussion instruments
    4. Plucked instruments
    5. Keyboard instruments
    Part II. Practice:
    6. Exercises
    7. Scores and analyses
    8. Summary and a glance at the music of the twentieth century
    Appendices.

  • Author

    Ertuğrul Sevsay, Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Wien
    Ertuğrul Sevsay is Professor of Music at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, Austria and has been teaching orchestration for over two decades. His extensive knowledge has led to the development of special courses in orchestration for music engineers at the University of Miami and orchestration for orchestra conductors at Vienna's University of Music. He has always believed that orchestration is just as important for conductors and music engineers as it is for composers and arrangers and was inspired to create this comprehensive guide as a result of the lectures, seminars and classes he has led in dozens of countries worldwide.

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