Treatise on instrumentation
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Treatise on instrumentation

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Published by Edwin F. Kalmus in New York .
Written in English


  • Conducting,
  • Instrumentation and orchestration

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Edition Notes

StatementEnlarged and revised by Richard Strauss, including Berlioz" Essay on conducting. Translated by Theodore Front
SeriesKalmus piano series, Kalmus piano series
ContributionsStrauss, Richard, 1864-1949
The Physical Object
Pagination424 p.
Number of Pages424
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26891660M

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Treatise on Instrumentation (Dover Books on Music) - Kindle edition by Berlioz, Hector, Strauss, Richard. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Treatise on Instrumentation (Dover Books on Music)/5(20). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Berlioz, Hector, Treatise on instrumentation. New York, E.F. Kalmus, © (OCoLC) Treatise on Instrumentation By Hector Berlioz / rev. Richard Strauss, ed. Theodore Front Book Item: $ Add to Cart Add to List. Share. Product Details. Description. Richard Strauss's revision of Hector Berlioz's comprehensive study on instrumentation. Over 60 individual instruments profiled. Edited by Theodore ry: Textbook-General.   Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t7kq34f4s Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library

Read this book on Questia. When I was asked by the publishers to enlarge and revise the "Treatise on Instrumentation" by Hector Berlioz, I thought at first that the masterwork of the great Frenchman did not need such help to be even today a source of enjoyment and stimulation for all musicians. The most influential work of its kind ever written, appraising the musical qualities and potential of over 60 commonly used stringed, wind, and percussion instruments. Includes full-score musical examples from works by Berlioz, Mozart, Beethoven, Wagner, and others. Complete with Berlioz's chapters on the orchestra and on conducting. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of: Grand traité d'instrumentation et d'orchestration modernes. Reprint. Originally. A Treatise Upon Modern Instrumentation and Orchestration: Containing an Exact Table of the Compass, a Detail of the Mechcanism, and a Study of the Quality of Tone, and Expressive Character of Various Instruments; Accompanied by Numerous Examples in Score, from the Works of the Greatest Masters, and from Some Unpublished Works of the Author. New Ed., Rev., Cor., Augmented by Several 5/5(2).

  Reprint of Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Berlioz's work was first published in /4 in French, then reissued in in a revised and enlarged edition. It remains a landmark in the history of the symphony orchestra, Reviews: 2. Throughout the book limitations, advantages, and effects achievable by a broad range of instruments are discussed in detail with good examples included for each section. I highly recommend the Treatise on Instrumentation. It is worth the price just to get to hear the personal /5(16). Page - It would evidently be necessary to adopt a style of extraordinary breadth, each time the entire mass is put in action; reserving the delicate effects, the light and rapid movements, for small bands which the author could easily arrange, and make them discourse together in the midst of this musical multitude. Beside the radiant colours which this myriad of different tonequalities 5/5(1). Berlioz's Orchestration Treatise is a classic textbook which has been used as a guide to orchestration and as a source book for the understanding both of Berlioz's music and of orchestral practice in the nineteenth century. This was the first English translation of Berlioz's complete text since , and it is accompanied throughout by Hugh.