KENT KENNAN ORCHESTRATION PDF

As in the earlier editions, the emphasis is on the practical fundamentals of orchestration. The Sixth Edition has been expanded and revised to reflect new developments in instruments and orchestral practice, and a new listening compact disc has been added that contains selected examples of orchestration. Pearson offers special pricing when you package your text with other student resources. If you're interested in creating a cost-saving package for your students, contact your Pearson rep.

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Donald Grantham. Describes the instruments of the orchestra, supported by numerous musical examples and photos. This book contains Suggested Assignments and Suggested Listening lists following each chapter that help students master and explore subject matter.

It includes chapter on writing score and parts with inclusion of material on computer notation. Get A Copy. Hardcover , pages.

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Sort order. Start your review of The Technique of Orchestration. Unfortunately, I use this book more than The Bible. It is not only a helpful reference, but with each edition, it details not only the capabilities of every instrument, but the explorations into the special effects that can be created by instruments. Plus, in the index, it has easy reference to instrument ranges, concert and "sounding" pitches, and even the range of a given instrument when played by a novice or an expert, making composition of middle school and high school band and orchestra mus Unfortunately, I use this book more than The Bible.

Plus, in the index, it has easy reference to instrument ranges, concert and "sounding" pitches, and even the range of a given instrument when played by a novice or an expert, making composition of middle school and high school band and orchestra music realistic.

Hurray, Kent! Feb 24, Jason rated it really liked it. Concise, well organized, and extremely useful. This is one of the premier books on Orchestration, and I love it. It is so straightforward and helpful. Sep 17, Vince Brown rated it really liked it. Instrumental layout through chapters and great explanation of uses and techniques. Tyler rated it it was amazing Sep 02, Karen rated it really liked it Feb 16, Ross McCrae rated it really liked it Nov 14, Ed rated it really liked it Aug 29, Jeff rated it it was amazing Jan 23, Anna rated it really liked it Oct 04, Scott Walker rated it it was amazing Sep 26, Armand Rambah rated it really liked it Mar 22, Rain rated it liked it Aug 13, Mac rated it really liked it Apr 29, Tim rated it it was amazing Jan 17, White Wolf rated it it was amazing Oct 29, Seal rated it really liked it Dec 19, Beau rated it really liked it Oct 03, Brad Slavik rated it it was amazing May 01, Son Melo rated it really liked it Sep 10, Greg rated it really liked it May 14, Aubrey rated it it was amazing Sep 30, Daniel Moldenhauer rated it really liked it Jan 03, Connor Cook rated it it was amazing Oct 19, Jessica rated it really liked it Dec 19, Sean rated it really liked it Jun 22, Mehran rated it it was amazing Jun 10, Victor Sanchez cueto rated it it was amazing May 08, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Readers also enjoyed. About Kent Kennan. Kent Kennan. Kent Kennan was an American composer, author, educator, and professor. He learned to play the organ and the piano and received degrees in composition and music theory from the University of Michigan and the Eastman School of Music in composition and music theory. At the age of 23, he was awarded the Prix de Rome, which allowed him to study for three years in Europe, primarily at the American Academ Kent Kennan was an American composer, author, educator, and professor.

At the age of 23, he was awarded the Prix de Rome, which allowed him to study for three years in Europe, primarily at the American Academy in Rome. Kennan was a longtime professor at the University of Texas at Austin, also teaching briefly at Kent State University and for two years at Ohio State University during the s. His compositions include works for orchestra, chamber ensemble and solo instrument as well as songs and choral music. His Sonata for Trumpet and Piano is part of the standard repertoire for many collegiate trumpet studios.

His Night Soliloquy was written in and is set for solo flute, piano and strings. Kennan composed his last major work in at the age of 43 and largely abandoned composition, writing only occasional small pieces and devoting himself to teaching and educational writing. His books Counterpoint and The Technique of Orchestration have been widely used as classroom texts. Books by Kent Kennan. As dedicated readers already know, some of the best and most innovative stories on the shelves come from the constantly evolving realm of young ad Read more Trivia About The Technique of No trivia or quizzes yet.

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Technique of Orchestration, The, 6th Edition

This masterful textbook emphasizes the fundamentals of orchestration. Following a brief introduction to the orchestra, the authors discuss the instruments individually, then by section, and finally in the full orchestral context. Suitable for beginning orchestration courses, the book also contains more advanced material. New to this Fifth Edition are revision of the chapter on writing of score and parts to reflect current uses of the computer and of photocopying techniques, a short commentary on the role of synthesizers today, and an appendix giving vocal and choral ranges. As the leading text in the field since , this text unites, as its three most important features, accuracy, utility and clarity demonstrated through both effective examples and commentary. As in the earlier editions, the emphasis is on the practical fundamentals of orchestration. The Fifth Edition has been expanded and revised to reflect new developments in instruments and orchestral practice.

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Follow us on. There is a handful of bespoke books dealing with various aspects of orchestration. The Technique of Orchestration by Kent Kennan and Donald Grantham, published originally in by Prentice-Hall, is now in its sixth edition from Pearson and easily holds its own with those other titles. In fact, the credentials of both authors to produce a book of this sort could hardly be better.

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