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The orchestra and its instruments.

by Christopher Headington

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Published by World Pub. Co. in Cleveland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Orchestra.,
  • Musical instruments.,
  • Orchestra.,
  • Musical instruments.

  • About the Edition

    Describes the development of the orchestra; explains the role of the conductor; and introduces the instruments of the string, woodwind, brass, percussion, and keyboard families, telling, for each, its history, how it is played, who introduced it, and in what compositions it is featured.

    Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 91.

    StatementWith drawings by Roy Spencer.
    ContributionsSpencer, Roy, illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML1200 .H42 1967
    The Physical Object
    Pagination95 p.
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5545066M
    LC Control Number67023357

    This really fine book would make a great learning tool for families homeschooling and for anyone who wants to introduce their children to classical music and an orchestra's instruments. The CD adds to the book by having the type of music discussed as well as samples of each instrument/5(30).   The word "orchestra" was used to describe the place where musicians and dancers performed in ancient Greece. The orchestra, or symphony orchestra, is generally defined as an ensemble mainly composing of bowed stringed instruments, percussion, wind and brass instruments. Often, the orchestra is composed of musicians and may be accompanied by a chorus or be .

    The Orchestra and its Instruments Hardcover – 1 Jan. by Harold C. Hind (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — — £ Hardcover from £Author: Harold C. Hind. The Orchestra Creating Stories and Music, a project of the Louisville Orchestra, was designed to take some of the mystery out of composing music by comparing it to writing stories. The three-part series features a composer and a writer comparing their creative processes for an audience of young people.

    At its most basic, an orchestra is a large musical ensemble. Traditional orchestras have sections for woodwind instruments, brass instruments, strings, and percussion. A Child's Introduction to the Orchestra Music by Alec Wilder Lyrics by Marshall Barer Musical Direction by Mitchell Miller The Soloists: Anne Lloyd, Dick Byron, Robert Miller, Ralph Nyland, Michael Stewart 1. Antoinette the Clarinet 2. Knute the Flute 3. Bobo the Oboe 4. Muldoon the Bassoon 5. Crumpet the Trumpet 6. Poohbah the Tuba 7.


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Wood and "Orchestral instruments" by Edwin Evans; the compass and distinguishing features of each instrument. By Harold C. Hind. Reviews. “A playful, inviting introduction to the orchestra.” ―Booklist “This charming introduction to the orchestra and its instruments was made to be shared with young children.” ―School Library Journal “A snake meandering into "the wrong pit" leads The orchestra and its instruments.

book through this appealing introduction to an orchestra and its instruments.”Reviews: 7. Music Web International Review of Meet the Instruments of the Orchestra.

by Rob Barnett. Published: 28 March This expressively colourful large format book is ideal for the curious - even slightly curious - youngster between the ages of say eight and fifteen. 'The Orchestra: A User's Manual' is a research project into instrumental techniques, the history and repertoire of the orchestra and, most importantly, into the minds and attitudes of musicians.

The research takes the form of structured and unstructured interviews, instrumental and orchestral recordings, historical discussion and musical analysis. The intent and general content of THE INSTRUMENTS OF THE ORCHESTRA is made abundantly clear by a perfectly self-explanatory title.

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In a symphony orchestra the instruments are divided up into four main sections or groups. • Strings • Woodwind • Brass • Percussion The size of an orchestra can vary enormously from a small chamber orchestra which has between 15 and 40 players and a full symphony orchestra which can have as many as people.

In orchestral music, the violin will usually play the melody of a piece as its higher pitch can be heard over all the other instruments. How many violins are there in an orchestra. In a typical orchestra, there are two sections of violins, around 16 in the first section and 16 in the second section.

The Symphony Orchestra and its Instruments. Crescent Books, ; Orchestra's site provides attractive, accessible and child-friendly resources that introduce symphonic music, the orchestra and its instruments, and to encourage both adults and young people to explore the world of the symphony orchestra.

Eye-catching illustrations and an accompanying minute CD make this an exciting and educational introduction to the world of classical music-from composers and music history to the instruments of the orchestra-for elementary age children (and parents, too!).

Get this from a library. The symphony orchestra and its instruments. [Sven Kruckenberg] -- "The symphony orchestra and its instruments will expand the horizons of all those who gladly listen to classical music and its close relations.

Whether one has only just 'discovered' a Beethoven, or. I N view of the rapidly increasing number of Symphony Orchestras throughout the country, and the consequent wide-spread interest in the better class of orchestral music, a demand has arisen among music-lovers and students for information concerning the instruments that constitute the modern symphony orchestra.

The purpose of this little book is to supply such information as is really needful. Meet the Instruments contains 32 instrument flash cards (designed for easy double-sided printing) and exclusive access to a password protected resource page that includes teaching suggestions, game ideas, printables, and over 30 curated videos to teach your children about the families of the orchestra.

A finely illustrated, comprehensive yet easy-to-use guide by an experienced orchestra administrator explains every facet of the orchestra--its instruments, history, composers, development, and repertoire--for the benefit of beginner and connoisseur alike. "synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.4/5(6).

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Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. Describes the development of the orchestra; explains the role of the conductor; and introduces the instruments of the string, woodwind, brass, percussion, and keyboard families, telling, for each, its history, how it is played, who introduced it, and in what compositions it is featured.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Singleton, Esther, Orchestra and its instruments. New York, The Symphony society of New York. Meet the Orchestra by Ann Hayes — Perfect for younger children, this book is a lighthearted but valuable introduction to the world of the orchestra.

Adorable animals show off the different instruments that work together to make beautiful music. The perfect read before your family’s first symphony experience!The Orchestra and Its Instruments was a British television programme that aired in on the was one of the earliest documentary series produced for British television.

The Orchestra debuted on 5 January,hosted by Philip Thornton. The series discussed the different instruments of a symphony aired in a minute time-slot.The Orchestra by Paul Bekker A superb, short treatise on the history of the orchestra, from its century origins all the way up to Schoenberg and Stravinsky.

The real value here is in understanding the context in which the orchestra developed.