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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Some features of WorldCat will not be available. I think it will greatly affect the blend, unless you are listening on the radio, or are brwnt far back and high up in the concert hall.

Linked Data More texturea about Linked Data. He shows, for example, which accordion stops intensify the effects of the other winds by putting octave duplications outside their ranges.

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Uniformity in Articulation is a short, pungent chapter 13which has an ingenious solution to a problem you never knew you had. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. The advantages of composing your own musical examples in a book of this kind are obvious: For some composers the non-blending might be quite acceptable, even desirable.

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Textures and Timbres by Henry Brant

So of course, these young or unconnected musicians will find substitutes in the form of samples, synthesizers, processers, computers, recording and playback devices. Simply coordinating attacks among instruments that produce tones in different ways is difficult. Textures and Timbres focuses on the study of acoustic instrumental tone-qualities, offering comprehensive systematic procedures for balancing and mixing them, both in harmonic and linear contexts.

Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. It is the counter-part to the pizzicato chapter. This is the least valuable for the orchestral piano; the outer ranges low and high are most valuable, says Brant. This site uses cookies. He shows how to add octaves-pairs in a contrasting timbre p. Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. A triadic assumption p. English View all editions and formats. For example the Cape Breton fiddling accompanied by guitar was originally used if no piano was available, but became an acceptable sound in its own right.

Remember me on this computer. Where there are common tones in the same voice in succession, and you want to keep uniform articulation among the voices: Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item Chapter 17, Extreme Registerspoints out that auditory perceptions in these registers becomes more difficult at fortissimo dynamics, but is very good at lower levels p.

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Henry Brant: Textures and Timbres

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Cancel Forgot your password? Perhaps Brant, as a world-class orchestrator who made recorded sound tracks for films, thinks only of the sound coming at a distance to the listener: Unison mixing of strings and winds p. I would generalize the point braant say that in any vertical harmonic array of instruments, blending is decreased by dissimilar attacks.

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Look at Stravinsky, Varese, Janacek, Mahler.