Essentials of Orchestration (Paperback)

A Practical Dictionary

By Dave Black, Tom Gerou

Alfred Music, 9780739060841, 84pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2009

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At last, a quick reference orchestration book tailor-made for the teacher, student, or professional musician on a budget. Useful for the composer, orchestrator, arranger, performer, or enthusiast, Essentials of Orchestration is full of the most-needed information on more than 150 instruments. This book includes instrument ranges, general characteristics, tone quality descriptions, technical pitfalls, useful scoring tips, and much more.