Prof. H. Kling's Modern Orchestration and Instrumentation; Or, the Art of Instrumentation; Containing Detailed Descriptions of the Character and Peculiarities of All Instruments and Their Practical Employment ...

Prof. H. Kling's Modern Orchestration and Instrumentation; Or, the Art of Instrumentation; Containing Detailed Descriptions of the Character and Peculiarities of All Instruments and Their Practical Employment ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...strict control and never varies. Consequently a composer writing for such an organization must take the exact number and variety of instruments into careful consideration. 25. INSTRUMENTS EMPLOYED IN GERMAN MILITARY ORGANIZATIONS. The German Infantry (Military) Band is made up of the following instruments: --Wood Wind Instruments Piccolo. Flute. Clarinet in Ab (not always in use). 2 Clarinets in Eb. 3-4 Clarinets in Bb. Alto and Bass Clarinets (rarely used). 2 Oboes. 2 Bassoons. I Double Bassoon (not always used). Brass Instruments. 2 Fliigelhorns in Bb. 2 Alto Horns in Eb (not always in use). 2 Tenorhorns in Bb (in Saxony 3 Tenorhorns are employed). 1 Euphonium (Tenor Tuba). 2 Basses (Tuba, Helicon, Bombardon). 4 Trumpets in Eb (or the first two in Bb, 3-4 in F). 2 Bass Trumpets in Bb (only employed in Southern Germany). 4 Frencn Horns in Eb. 3-4 Trombones. Instruments of Percussion. Drums and Cymbals (Tympani rarely employed). Lyra. HORN BAND. (HUNTER, PIONEER, AND ARTILLERY MUSIC.) Piccolo Cornet in Eb (Piston in Eb). 2-3 Fliigelhorns or Comets in Bb. 2 Alto horns in Eb. 2 Tenor horns in Bb. 1 Euphonium (Tenor Tuba). 2 Basses (Tuba-Helicon). 4 Trumpets in Eb (or 2 Bband 2 Eb Trumpets). 4 French Horns in Eb (sometimes only 2 are used). 3 Trombones (sometimes 4 are used). Drums. Of late years the bands of some of the Artillery Regiments have partly adopted the combination of the Infantry (Military) Bands. The instruments marked with (t) are not employed in all French Military Bands. HOW A SCORE FOR MILITARY BAND IS TO BE ARRANGED. It is equally difficult to lay down any decided rules as to the exact manner in which a score for Military Band music is to be arranged and written; the score, as a rule, must be arranged in such a way as to..show more

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  • Paperback | 66 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 136g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236779169
  • 9781236779168