of Orchestration (Dover Books on Music)

Principles of Orchestration (Dover Books on Music)


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“To orchestrate is to create, and this cannot be taught,” wrote Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov, the great Russian composer whose genius for brilliant, highly colored orchestration is unsurpassed. But invention, in all art, is closely allied to technique, and technique can be taught. This book, therefore, which differs from most other texts on the subject because of its tremendous wealth of musical examples and its systematic arrangement of material according to each constituent of the orchestra, wil…

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Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

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