The most influential work of its kind ever written, appraising the musical qualities and potential of over 60 commonly used stringed, wind, and percussion instruments. Includes 150 full-score musical examples from works by Berlioz, Mozart, Beethoven, Wagner and others. Complete with Berlioz' chapters on the orchestra and on conducting. Foreword by Richard Strauss. Glossary.
About the Author :
Berlioz has contributed to Treatise on Instrumentation as an author.
Hugh Macdonald is Avis Blewett Professor of Music at Washington University, St Louis. He has been General Editor of the New Berlioz Edition since its inception in 1967. He has edited The Selected Letters of Berlioz (1995) and Volumes IV, V, VI, VII, and VIII of the Berlioz Correspondance generale (1992 ). He is also author of Skryabin (1978) and Berlioz (1982).
|Title:||Treatise on Instrumentation||Publisher:||Dover Publications|
|Author:||Hector Berlioz, Berlioz, Richard Strauss|
|No. of Pages:||432|
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