Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Contents. Preface The Early Nineteenth Century: Beethoven's Orchestration a. Carl Czerny On the Symphony from School of Practical Composition b. Hector Berlioz Instruments Added to the Scores of Old Masters c. Richard Wagner On the Rendering of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony d. Charles Gounod Instruments Added By Modern Composers: Wagner and Beethoven e. Gustav Mahler Pamphlet about Mahler's Performing Edition of Beethoven's Ninth f. Igor Stravinsky On Beethoven's Orchestration The Late Nineteenth Century: French and German Orchestration I a. Gustav Mahler Statements on Orchestration b. F.-A. Gevaert First Lesson of Cours methodique d'orchestration c. Richard Strauss Forward to Berlioz's Treatise on Instrumentation Interlude: Orchestral Possibilities on the Eve of the New Music a. Hector Berlioz The Orchestra b. Salomon Jadassohn Tutti from A Course of Instruction in Instrumentation c. Delius & Papus From Anatomy and Physiology of the Orchestra d. Nicolay Rimsky-Korsakov Composition of the Orchestra The Turn of the Twentieth Century: French and German Orchestration II a. Ferrucio Busoni Insufficiency of the Means for Musical Expression b. Joseph Matthias Hauer The Orchestra: Diatonic and Atonal Music c. Arnold Schoenberg Instrumentation d. Percy Grainger Possibilities Of The Concert Wind Band e. Charles Koechlin The Balance of Sonorities from Trait de l'orchestration f. Igor Stravinsky Instrumentation Early Twentieth Century: Klangfarbenmelodie and Texture a. Arnold Schoenberg Klangfarbenmelodie from Theory of Harmony b. Anton Webern Letter to Scherchen regarding the Bach Ricercata Orchestration c. Letter to Jalowetz regarding his Symphony, op 21 d. Arnold Schoenberg Anton Webern: Klangfarbenmelodie e. Alfred Schnittke Timbral Relationships And Their Functional Use f. Igor Stravinsky Klangfarbenmelodie Later Twentieth-Century Innovations Layering a. Charles Ives Program Note to the Fourth Symphony b. Elliott Carter & Allen Edwards The Problem of The Tutti c. Steve Reich On the Size and Seating of the Symphony Orchestra d. Henry Brant & Frank J Oteri Spatial Music Timbre e. Morton Feldman Three Excerpts on Orchestration f. Pierre Boulez Timbre and Composition '" Timbre and Language Bibliography Sources Index. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Orchestration: An Anthology of Writings is designed to be a primary or ancillary text for college-level music majors. Although there are several 'how to' textbooks aimed at this market, there is little available that traces the history of orchestration through the writings of composers themselves. By collecting writings from the ninenteenth century to today, Mathews illuminates how orchestration has grown and developed, as well as presenting a wide variety of theories that have been embraced by the leading practitioners in the field.
The collection then traces the history of orchestration, beginning with Beethoven's Orchestra (with writings by Berlioz, Wagner, Gounod, Mahler, and others), the 19th century (Mahler, Gevaert, Strauss) the fin de siecle (on the edge of musical modernism; writings by Berlioz, Jadassohn, Delius, and Rimsky Korsakov), early modern (Busoni, Schoenberg, Stravinsky, Grainger, and others), and high modern (Carter, Feldman, Reich, Brant). Many of these pieces have never been translated into English before; some only appeared in small journals or the popular press and have never appeared in a book; and none have ever been collected in one place.
The study of orchestration is a key part of all students of music theory and composition. Orchestration provides a much needed resource for these students, filling a gap in the literature.
Über den Autor:
Paul Mathews teaches at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University where he has previously been chair of Music Theory and currently directs the music classes on the main Hopkins campus. His recent scholarship concerns the dialectic of French and German orchestration in the late nineteenth century. Mathews is also an active composer.
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