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PDF | On Jan 1, , Jeffrey Sultanof and others published Textures and Timbres: An Orchestrator’s Handbook by Henry Brant. by Carl Fischer in Frog Peak Newsletter #17). It’s always good news when the craft and art of orchestration is brought up-to-date by a. Textures and Timbres by Henry Brant. A life’s work in codifying the principles of orchestral texture. In some ways, it’s a very narrow view into one specific element .

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So, a conservative moment ahd Brant. Here is his text on wind instruments, verbatim: Bowed Strings chapter 38 gives us a chart p. This is subtle and canny knowledge. This seems to preclude pointillist orchestrators like Webern, or even Mahler.

You may send this item to up to five recipients. It is vastly so! Like Max Reger was among the 19 th Century innovators. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here That he omits any mention of his self-proclaimed life work, spatial music, seems strange at first.

Subjects Instrumentation and orchestration. I wanted textuges rebel because of the concrete gesture needed to play these sounds puts them in different worlds. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. Since strings are the core of the modern symphony orchestra, his account repays close attention.


I want to hear it. Second, the examples can timbes tailored exactly to the point at hand, without extraneous distracting musical contents. Your list has reached the maximum number of items. Home About Help Search. Write a review Rate this item: The name field is required. Young, unconnected composers will not necessarily have access to the high-end, expert players of acoustic instruments.


For example Brant often lists: Enter Henry Brant with Chapter 9: Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Please verify that you are not a robot.

A triadic assumption p. Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions. Look at Stravinsky, Varese, Janacek, Mahler. This classification of wind timbres is ear opening if you can imagine them.

Textures and Timbres by Henry Brant

It is impersonally addressed. Yet his percussion examples often use vibraphone which with its damper and motor are just about fully sustaining instruments. My message is this: Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours.

What is the intention and hhenry is the effect? He adapted the book’s materials from his extensive commercial work in radio, from interactions with his orchestration classes at The Juilliard School, Columbia University and Bennington College, from his numerous orchestrations of bran and Hollywood films, as well as from his own experimental composing and his years spent in orchestrating Charles Ives’s Concord Sonata A Concord Symphony, which was completed in Unison mixing of strings texttures winds p.

The issue of independent dynamic markings for different sections of an ensemble moving together in time is fraught.

Henry Brant’s Textures and Timbres: An Orchestrator’s Handbook. | Daniel Goode

Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Here is his text on wind instruments, verbatim:. Composition finally, definitively merges with orchestration p. You are commenting using your WordPress.


Textures and timbres : an orchestrator’s handbook

In consequence, many of the new works he heard at orchestral concerts Again, I must note the class issue here. I, on the other hand, picture his combos as if I were sitting listening to a live ensemble.

Finding libraries that hold this item Uniformity in Articulation is texturrs short, pungent chapter 13which has an ingenious solution to a problem you never knew you had. A detailed section on accordion may also be a first for orchestration books. WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online.

Linked Data More info henryy Linked Data. Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. Textures and Timbres is the result of a single conception that began in boyhood and continued as a lifelong pursuit: Other specialized books for jazz or avant-garde and experimental music are not henrt important composers, though some are certainly useful guides for students.

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From his childhood on, Henry Brant had undertaken a study of the existing much-admired orchestration texts some with wide circulation. Soft-headed mallets increase the clarity.

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