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Alfred  Essentials of Orchestration  

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A wonderful technical overview of orchestration in an affordable, portable package

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.

  • Includes:
  • Instrument ranges
  • General characteristics
  • Tone quality descriptions
  • Technical pitfalls
  • Useful scoring tips
  • Information on over 150 instruments, and much more
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