Choral Orchestration (Dover Books on Music and Music History) (Paperback)

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This volume is geared toward organists seeking a brief, convenient guide to developing technical grounding for the scoring of compositions. Noted musicologist Cecil Forsyth takes readers bar by bar through a complete choral orchestration in this excellent and inexpensive tutorial.
Forsyth discusses general principles in terms of their application to everyday orchestral necessities. He further presents a complete composition and explores each note, forming a friendly critical conversation with readers. Together the author and reader examine the work's musical difficulties, balance the orchestral possibilities of each passage, and explore the details of orchestral execution. Pianists and composers as well as organists will appreciate this accessible and complete study of orchestration.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780486493725
ISBN-10: 0486493725
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: November 21st, 2013
Pages: 84
Language: English
Series: Dover Books on Music and Music History