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orchestral composer"s point of view

Robert Stephan Hines

orchestral composer"s point of view

essays on twentieth-century music by those who wrote it.

by Robert Stephan Hines

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music,
  • Orchestral music -- History and criticism,
  • Music -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Robert Stephan Hines. With an introd. by William Schuman
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 254 p.
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16738654M
    ISBN 100806108622
    LC Control Number69016733

    Eh] 3[1. The arias in a given opera were separated by recitative, a faster-moving, more speechlike form of singing. It depends on the piece of music. This has involved reading biographies and autobiographies of composers, studying the full orchestral score, listening to recordings and live performances, and obtaining complete bass trombone parts and orchestral excerpt books. Composing Music: A New Approach.

    Unlike the choral music of the Renaissance, "Wachet auf" included parts written for instruments. This occurred a month BEFORE the official opening of this famous Victorian edifice as a special thank-you for the workers who constructed the Julius Bittner —Austrian composer of 2 symphonies Gustav Holst —English composer of the Symphony F major The Cotswolds, —as well as the First Choral Symphony —24for soprano, mixed chorus, and orchestra fragmentary sketches also exist for a Second Choral Symphony ; in addition, the composer also completed a Scherzo —34 for a projected but unfinished symphony. Plainchant was sung in the Divine Offices, eight daily prayer services using Old Testament texts, and in the Mass, a midmorning celebration of the life and death of Jesus Christ.

    For the first time the orchestra appeared as orchestral composers point of view book independent body with all manner of techniques in its armoury — most notably, stile concitato, which is characterised by rapid repeated notes to suggest an agitated or warlike state. It is one of the lowest instruments in the orchestra. The book comes with a durable coil binding so it will lay open on the music stand; this is always important with a large book. These, together with the ominous rumbling of the timpani effectively convey the brooding atmosphere: Wagner, Tristan Prelude, closing bars Wagner, Tristan Prelude, closing bars. If the notes are held out the entire duration of a measurethe composer or orchestrator will have to decide what instrument s play this chord and in what register. This has involved reading biographies and autobiographies of composers, studying the full orchestral score, listening to recordings and live performances, and obtaining complete bass trombone parts and orchestral excerpt books.


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orchestral composer"s point of view by Robert Stephan Hines Download PDF Ebook

Raoul introduced his teacher to his mother, to whom Debussy quickly became greatly attracted. Professor Newbould examines Schubert's achievement as a orchestral composers point of view book, discussing his origins and influence.

Yet the late 18th-century orchestra still numbered about 30 players, in contrast to the 70 or more players in modern orchestras. Patrick Turner. He asked for a bass clarinet in his opera Lohengrinand for his cycle of four operas called The Ring of the Nibelung he asked for an exact number of players: 16 first violins, 16 second violins, 12 violas, 12 cellos, 8 double basses, 3 flutes and piccolo, 3 oboes and cor anglais3 clarinets and bass clarinet, 3 bassoons, 3 trumpets and bass trumpet, 3 tenor trombones and a double bass trombone, 8 horns with 4 of them playing a specially designed tuba, a bass tuba, percussion, and 6 harps.

A dot separates one player from another, a slash indicates doubling.

Claude Debussy

When I played along with the basses of the chorus, what was the text they were singing? Szymanowski on Music. Orchestral composers point of view book complained at the time that such a religious work was out of place in the concert hall. Pierrot Lunaire uses a technique called Sprechstimme "speech-sound" ; it is not quite spoken, not quite sung.

Concertos often alternated between passages showing off the soloist's technical prowess and passages showing off the weight of the full ensemble. He did this by greatly slowing down an existing plainchant, and adding to it a new, more rapidly flowing musical line at a higher pitch.

It provided a great model for me as I thought through how I would like my bass trombone book to be organized. Pre-eminent among fugues are the 48 in J.

For a time, Schubert and the Symphony. All of this is discussed in the commentary and my commentary was informed by no fewer than five sources for each piece. His Sonatina No. He died in Leipzig on July 28,after suffering from blindness. The arias in a given opera were separated by recitative, a faster-moving, more speechlike form of singing.

By the time Monteverdi came to compose his celebrated Vespers ineverything was thrown, Berlioz-like, into the melting pot to produce music on an unprecedented scale, running the gamut of emotions from incandescent spirituality to hints of the erotic.

A small tuba is commonly also seen and is called a euphonium or a baritone horn. Charles Wuorinen. The violins simultaneously play an elaborated version of the theme.

Opera houses usually have their own orchestra, e.

List of symphony composers

Limited in pitch range and monophonic i. Carl Philipp Emanuel Bacha son of the now more famous J. Many of the works that we wanted to include in the book are currently under copyright.

As the music for the passages I had chosen for each work was coming together, I began work on my commentary for each excerpt. Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire, orchestral composers point of view book poems of Albert Giraud, dates from before his twelve-tone period.

In my preparation, I began noticing problems with all of the sources that I relied on to inform my playing. Different dance styles corresponded to different underlying musical rhythms as with today's Latin dance music.

When this idea returns towards the end of the prelude, the instrumental colors are varied subtly, with sounds that were new to the 19th century orchestra, such as the cor anglais and the bass clarinet.A huge collection of well-known and less familiar melodies from across the centuries is included, and a complete guide on approaching each one effectively.

Book 1 covers composers A-P. Book. Jan 01,  · This book was a find in the used book store (although I think I had heard of it elsewhere). There is a lot of fascinating history and connections between composers in the book.

Each of the significant composers is dealt with in chapters around 10 or 15 pages in length/5. List of symphony composers. Jump to navigation Jump to search. This is a list of composers who have written symphonies, listed in chronological order by year of birth, alphabetical within year.

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It includes only music composers of significant fame, notability or importance who also have orchestral composers point of view book Wikipedia articles. Finally, the orchestral.In some ways, it’s a very narrow view into one specific element of pdf, and it also is a somewhat personal set of guidelines for Brant’s own profound compositions.

And yet it’s a good source book for composers playing with ideas, and wanting to understand timbral relationships.This one is absolutely fabulous from my point of view. The author, Professor Robert Greenberg, took thirty of what he considers the very best of the Western Hemisphere orchestral works of the last three and a half centuries and expounded on them and their composers.Ebook Classical Net web site offers a ebook collection of information and news on classical music subjects including articles and CD reviews, composers and their music, the basic repertoire, recommended recordings and a CD buying guide.

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