Study of Orchestration

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W W Norton & Company Incorporated, 2002 - Music - 839 pages
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The workbook reviews and reinforces the techniques discussed in each chapter of the text. It includes graded self-tests about each choir of the orchestra, as well as worksheets on special topics. The new edition features a broader array of "Listen and Score" exercises as well as opportunities for students to practice reducing orchestral scores to piano scores.

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User Review  - wjmcomposer - LibraryThing

As a composer, there's only a few books I feel the need to keep within arm's reach of me. Ok, I lied...there's only one, and this is it. I have the classic outdated books by Berlioz and Piston, and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Joles - LibraryThing

Another good resource, this textbook is easy to read and written by a true modern master, Samuel Adler. Adler is easy to read and doesn't try to go over his audience's head with language or theory ... Read full review

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Samuel Adler, Professor Emeritus at the Eastman School of Music, is currently teaching at the Juilliard School of Music in New York. He has held the title of visiting professor at many schools throughout the country and abroad, giving master classes in composition, orchestration, and conducting. Professor Adler has gained considerable recognition as a composer (his compositions have been performed by such ensembles as the New York Philharmonic and the Chicago Symphony), and has received numerous awards and grants. He has also been guest conductor for many prominent symphony orchestras.

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