An authoritative, easy-to-understand text covering all aspects of arranging. This beautifully bound edition contains a compact disc with examples performed by. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Moving Lines on Discogs. Contemporary Arranger, Definitive Edition has 9 ratings and 3 reviews. Brian said : This is a fantastic book on orchestration. It’s not as in-depth as Rim.

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It’s stripped down to the bare bones of what you need to know and that makes it super easy to open it up and find exactly what you need. Guy marked it as to-read Feb 22, Caleb marked it as to-read Mar 16, Arrabger examples of various sounds possible on the stringed instruments and the French horn, are particularly helpful in matching up the standard musical terms “detache,” “parlando,” etc.

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Think of the voicing and what you want before you play anything, write the top line and the bass line first, then fill in. It is full from beginning to end not only with all the standard info about instrument ranges, which instruments sound best in which voicings, etc. Return to Book Page. Sleek marked it as to-read Feb 06, Learn more about Amazon Prime.


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An authoritative, easy-to-understand text covering all aspects of arranging. Buy the selected items together This item: Now in my 17th year of using this book, about to teach my arranging class this morning. Alfred Music; Book only edition April 1, Language: Arranging for Large Jazz Ensemble. Dennis Woo rated it it was amazing Oct 21, Now with Midi instruments and Music technology, it becomes more interesting and more creative to write and arrange music.

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If you can digest and remember these techniques, it will really make your writing sound. The records or is it contemporaary cd now that came with it were also instrumental no pun intended in giving me a great aural example of the types of sounds that I was looking for. Great information and a cool look into how Sebesky likes to orchestrate.


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Sheldon Sequeira marked it as to-read Sep 28, Tom Trinter marked it as to-read Nov 14, Customers who viewed this item also viewed. An authoritative, easy-to-understand text covering all aspects of arranging. This book was great.

There are great audio examples. Nov 06, Brian rated it it was amazing. Nice commentary Scott, I will try to refer my students to this. Then there were examples of sebbesky with oboe flute on top in different ranges.