Choral Orchestration (Forsyth, Cecil)

Sheet Music


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Olmsted (2010/7/21)

Publisher. Info. New York: The H.W. Gray Co., 1920.
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General Information

Work Title Choral Orchestration
Alternative. Title
Composer Forsyth, Cecil
Language English
Dedication To A.M.G. With Pleasant Recollections
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Books > Instruction and Study > Orchestration

Misc. Comments

“The plan of the volume is, I think, new. It amounts to this: that the reader is presented with a complete composition [ A Festival Te Deum, by Walter Henry Hall ], and is then taken through it bar by bar, almost as if in conversation with a friendly critic. First, the musical difficulties of the work are considered in large blocks, as it were; the orchestral possibilities of each passage are then balanced one against the other; then, when a decision has been made, the details of the orchestral execution are taken up and explained.” (From the Preface.)