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Author Sevsay, Ertu─črul.

Title The Cambridge guide to orchestration / Ertugrul Sevsay.

Publication Info. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    784.1374 SEV    In Cataloging
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    784.1374 SEV    Available
Description xxii, 656 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 643) and index.
Contents Part one : Theory -- String instruments. General information ; Bowing ; Multiple stops ; Division of the strings ; Special effects ; Historical string instruments -- Wind instruments. General information ; Woodwind instruments ; Brass instruments ; Notation of the wind instruments ; Methods of sound production and special effects ; Wind instruments which are seldom used in the orchestra or are obsolete -- Percussion instruments. General information ; Beaters ; Idiophones ; Membranophones ; Chordophones ; Aerophones ; Notation of percussion instruments -- Plucked instruments. Harp ; Guitar ; Other plucked instruments ; Historical plucked instruments -- Keyboard instruments. Piano ; Celesta ; Harpsichord and other quill instruments ; Clavichord ; Organ ; Other aerophones -- Part II : Practice : Exercises, Scores and analyses -- Summary and a further look at the scores of the twentieth century -- Appendices. Electrophones ; Tabulation of the ranges of the frequently used orchestral instruments ; Names of frequently used orchestral instruments in English, Italian, German and French ; Frequently used orchestral terms in English, Italian, German and French.
Summary Demonstrating not only how to write for orchestra but also how to understand and enjoy a score.
Subject Instrumentation and orchestration.
ISBN 9781107025165 (hardback)
1107025168 (hardback)

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