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The Study of Orchestration

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The second edition of this highly successful orchestration text follows the approach established in its innovative predecessor: Learning orchestration is best achieved through familiarity with the orchestral literature ; this familiarity is most effectively accomplished from the music notation in combination with the recorded sound.
The text itself has been revised to reflect the most informed reactions to the first edition, as well as Professor Adler's occasional reconsiderations. The music examples have been largely recast for greater clarity and precision. In the new, wider format, both text and notation are greatly enhanced.
The book's organisation remains fundamentally the same: After a brief introductory chapter, Part I, "Instrumentation," systematically explores the characteristics and potential of each orchestral choir. In Part II, "Orchestration," the author deals with the major scoring problems that face the orchestrator, including the thorny question of transcription.
For comprehensiveness, conciseness and contemporaneity, The Study of Orchestration remains without peer.

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Author(s):
Samuel Adler
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1989
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0393958078
ISBN-13:
9780393958072
Number of pages:
640
Publisher:
Norton
Title:
The Study of Orchestration

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The second edition of this highly successful orchestration text follows the approach established in its innovative predecessor: Learning orchestration is best achieved through familiarity with the orchestral literature ; this familiarity is most effectively accomplished from the music notation in combination with the recorded sound.
The text itself has been revised to reflect the most informed reactions to the first edition, as well as Professor Adler's occasional reconsiderations. The music examples have been largely recast for greater clarity and precision. In the new, wider format, both text and notation are greatly enhanced.
The book's organisation remains fundamentally the same: After a brief introductory chapter, Part I, "Instrumentation," systematically explores the characteristics and potential of each orchestral choir. In Part II, "Orchestration," the author deals with the major scoring problems that face the orchestrator, including the thorny question of transcription.
For comprehensiveness, conciseness and contemporaneity, The Study of Orchestration remains without peer.

Author(s):
Samuel Adler
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1989
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0393958078
ISBN-13:
9780393958072
Number of pages:
640
Publisher:
Norton
Title:
The Study of Orchestration

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