Instrumentation and Orchestration by Alfred BlatterAn accessible and complete introduction to writing and scoring music for each instrument of the orchestra. Clear explanations, vivid descriptions of various instruments, expert advice, and numerous musical examples to maximize the students understanding of concepts being presented. A valuable resource and reference for students in their future professional endeavors, this text maximizes its usefulness beyond the classroom.
5 Things Digital Composers Need to Know About Orchestration
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Revisiting Music Theory: Basic Principles, Second Edition, surveys the basics of music theory and explains the terms used in harmonic and formal analysis in a clear and concise manner. Students will find Revisiting Music Theory to be an essential The Basics: Preparing Scores and Parts. Instrumentation: The Orchestral Strings. Instrumentation: The Woodwinds.
Digital composition is a land of endless possibility, filled with electro-acoustic marvels, more samples than you can ever own, and the ability to create just about anything with the right equipment, a fast processor, and some patience. Still, even with buttons, knobs, and filters galore, there are some essential things to know about the orchestration and arranging of music, even when it goes from birth to completion in a digital format, never leaving your studio or half-baked music desk in the bedroom, in my case. About 8 years ago, I wrote a percussion piece with a xylophone and 12 other pitched and non-pitched percussive instruments. The piece focused on texture rather than melody, and at one point I decided to use quick running notes on the xylophone. Composers love strings, because they never need to take a breath.
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