Orchestration

By: Forsyth, Cecil

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"For its time the most comprehensive treatment of the subject." -- "New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians." In what is probably the best general book on the subject, a noted English composer describes 57 orchestral instruments, tracing their origins, development, and status at the beginning of World War I.

Title: Orchestration

Author/Composer: Forsyth, Cecil

Categories: Music Topics,

Publisher: Dover Publications: 1982-10-01

ISBN Number: 0486243834

ISBN Number 13: 9780486243832

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: 001057

Description: New paperback copy of Orchestration by Cecil Forsyth. With 23 illustrations and 296 music examples. Unabridged republication of the second edition (1935) published by Macmillan and Co., Ltd., and Stainer and Bell, Ltd., London. New introduction by William Bolcolm. 23 black and white illustrations. Addenda. Appendix. Index. xv, 530 pages (plus 12 plates), 8-1/2 x 5-3/8 inches, 22 cm. Current list price 19.95. Shipping weight 2 pounds: Additional shipping fee may be requested on international order. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over!

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