Great classical orchestrator provides fundamentals of tonal resonance, progression of parts, voice and orchestra, tutti effects, and much else in major document. Includes 330 pages of musical excerpts.
Instrumentation and orchestration by Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov
This legendary work presents a comprehensive survey that covers every issue of significance to today's performers, with numerous musical examples, authoritative citations, and scholarly interpretations and syntheses.
In this affordable paperback reprint of an influential work of music theory, Rimsky-Korsakov, the great classical orchestrator, provides fundamentals of tonal resonance, progression of parts, voice and orchestra, tutti effects, and much more. This major document includes 330 pages of musical excerpts and extracts from Rimsky-Korsakov's 1891 draft and final versions of his Preface.
Featuring strikingly original harmonies and an extended structure and tonal range, this staple of the orchestral repertoire is a landmark of the Austro-Germanic symphonic tradition. Authoritative Breitkopf & Härtel edition.
Originally published circa 1700, this is a milestone in the development of one of the oldest instruments. Features a new translation, with introduction and notes, by Paul Marshall Douglass. Includes 23 musical excerpts, 6 double-page fingering charts, more.
Three-volume set features complete translation of major writings by a distinguished Austrian music theorist. Volume I includes analyses of keyboard pieces by Bach, Scarlatti, Chopin, and Beethoven; Bach's music for solo violin, and more.
Volume II of three-volume set features an essay on Mozart's Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, studies of Bach keyboard and solo cello works, and theoretical writings on sonata form and fugue and Schenkerian theory.
Volume III of this three-volume set is dominated by one of the eminent theorist's most celebrated studies: the analysis of Beethoven's "Eroica" Symphony. All four movements are discussed in painstaking detail.