Composer's Handbook

Composer's Handbook​-

Exercises in Orchestration and Development

 

A guide to help composers become more organized and structured in their work flow. It includes chapters on composition, development, and orchestration with practical advice on writing outlines, sketches, score reductions, and chord substitutions. 25  extensive exercises for development and composition practice.

Contents:  

COMPOSITION
Work Flow
Writing an Outline
Substitutions and Reharmonization
Textures
Score Reduction
Modulating your Music Intelligently
DEVELOPMENT
Steps in Development
Development Example
ORCHESTRATION
Orchestration Insights
Ranges of the Orchestral Instruments
Instrumental Colors
Conventional Doublings
Orchestration and Arrangement Example
The Exercises  (25 total)
Four Staves
Five Staves
Six Staves
Eight Staves
Variation Example
Terminology

265 pages (Each book includes a DropBox link for the audio examples).

Hard Copy $35.00

Ebook $35.00

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