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Berlioz"s Orchestration Treatise

A Translation and Commentary (Cambridge Musical Texts and Monographs)

by Berlioz

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Composition & orchestration,
  • Romantic music (c 1830 to c 1900),
  • Instrumentation and orchestration,
  • Instruction & Study - Composition,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Music,
  • Orchestra,
  • Instruction & Study - Conducting,
  • Music / History & Criticism,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • Conducting,
  • Instrumentation and orchestrat

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHugh Macdonald (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages428
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7734017M
    ISBN 100521239532
    ISBN 109780521239530

    Hector Berlioz, French composer, critic, and conductor of the Romantic period, known largely for his Symphonie fantastique (), the choral symphony Roméo et Juliette (), and the dramatic piece La Damnation de Faust (). His last years were marked by fame abroad and hostility at home. The.   Berlioz s-orchestration-treatise 1. This page intentionally left blank 2. Berlioz’s Orchestration TreatiseA Translation and CommentaryBerlioz’s orchestration treatise is a classic textbook which has been used asa guide to orchestration and as a source book for the understanding bothof Berlioz’s music and of orchestral practice in the nineteenth .

      Reprint of Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Berlioz's work was first published in /4 in French, then reissued in in a revised and enlarged edition. It remains a landmark in the history of the symphony orchestra, Reviews: 2. Principles of Orchestration. Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov. Dover Publications, Inc. ISBN (paperback). Addressing the emotional and psychological effects of instrumentation, as well as techniques in orchestration, this is a classic text by one of the great orchestrators. Treatise on Instrumentation. Hector Berlioz, Richard Strauss.

    The title of Berlioz's biography; he was a prolific writer, and he also wrote a book titled Grand traité d'instrumentation et d'orchestration modernes (translation: Treatise on Modern Instrumentation and Orchestration). Hector Berlioz’s “Treatise on instrumentation and orchestration” was the first work of this kind ever written, analysing each instrument’s peculiarities and giving information especially useful to composition students. To me, it was particularly important to see what Berlioz thought of the viola.


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This was the first English translation of Berlioz's complete text sinceand it is accompanied throughout by Hugh. Berlioz's Orchestration Treatise () is a classic textbook by a master of the orchestra, which has not been available in English translation for over a is a book both by and about Berlioz, since it provides not only a new translation but also an extensive commentary on his text, dealing with the instruments of Berlioz's time and comparing his instruction with his practice.5/5(1).

Berlioz's Orchestration Treatise is a classic textbook which has been used as a guide to orchestration and as a source book for the understanding both of Berlioz's music and of orchestral practice in the nineteenth century. This was the first English translation of Berlioz's complete text sinceand it is accompanied throughout by Hugh Macdonald's extensive.

Berlioz's Grand traité d'instrumentation et d'orchestration modernes, first published in with a second edition inis a classic textbook which has been widely read for over a century and a half by students, composers, historians and all who are drawn to Berlioz the musician or Berlioz the Rameau's Traité de l'harmonie it is a remarkable example of a great composer.

Grand traité d’instrumentation et d’orchestration modernes, abbreviated in English as the Treatise on Instrumentation (sometimes Treatise on Orchestration) is a technical study of Western musical instruments written by Hector was first published in after being serialised in many parts prior to this date and had a chapter added by Berlioz on conducting in   Berlioz's Orchestration Treatise () is a classic textbook by a master of the orchestra, which has not been available in English translation for over a century.

This is a book by and about Berlioz, since it provides not only a new translation but also an extensive commentary on his text, dealing with the instruments of Berlioz's time and Price: $   Berlioz's Orchestration Treatise is a classic textbook which has been used as a guide to orchestration and as a source book for the understanding both of Berlioz's music and of orchestral practice in the nineteenth century.

This was the first English translation of Berlioz's complete text sinceand it is accompanied throughout by Hugh /5(10). Blatter or Adler's books would do much better.

(Kennan's book, which was my first book on orchestration is inferior to these two, in my opinion.) This Strauss-edited Berlioz book is more for the long-term student of orchestration, and one that is willing to read & study quite a bit to get relatively few tidbit by: Page - If, in theatres where they perform scores of immense length, it be very difficult to endure the fatigue of remaining on foot the whole evening, it is none the less true that the orchestral conductor, when seated, loses a portion of his power and cannot give free course to his animation, if he possess any.

Then, should he conduct reading from a full score or from a first 5/5(2). Berlioz's Orchestration Treatise is a classic textbook which has been used as a guide to orchestration and as a source book for the understanding both of Berlioz's music and of orchestral practice in the 19th century. This is the first new English translation of Berlioz's complete text sinceand it is accompanied throughout by Hugh.

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Hector Berlioz (Decem March 8, ) was a French Romantic composer, conductor, music critic and author, best known for his compositions Symphonie fantastique and Grande messe des morts (Requiem). Berlioz made significant contributions to the modern orchestra with his Treatise on Instrumentation ().

He specified huge orchestral forces for some of his /5. Louis-Hector Berlioz (11 December – 8 March ) was a French Romantic composer. His output includes orchestral works such as the Symphonie fantastique and Harold in Italy, choral pieces including the Requiem and L'Enfance du Christ, his three operas Benvenuto Cellini, Les Troyens and Béatrice et Bénédict, and works of hybrid genres such as the "dramatic.

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Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Berlioz's Orchestration Treatise is a classic textbook which has been used as a guide to orchestration and as a source book for the understanding both of Berlioz's music and of orchestral practice in the nineteenth : Other articles where A Treatise upon Modern Instrumentation and Orchestration is discussed: Hector Berlioz: Mature career: Berlioz produced the leading treatise, Traité d’instrumentation et d’orchestration modernes ().

Much more than a technical handbook, it served later generations as an introduction to the aesthetics of expressiveness in music. - Berlioz’s Orchestration Treatise: A Translation and Commentary - Hugh Macdonald Frontmatter More information. xiv Preface this book, an aspect of his art which was seriously overlooked, as Berlioz kept repeating, at the File Size: KB.Hector Berlioz (Decem March 8, ) was a French Romantic composer, conductor, music critic and author, best known for his compositions Symphonie fantastique and Grande messe des morts (Requiem).

Berlioz made significant contributions to the modern orchestra with his Treatise on Instrumentation (). He specified huge orchestral forces for some of his /5(52). Read Berliozs Orchestration Treatise A Translation and Commentary Cambridge Musical Texts EBooks Online.