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Instrumentation and orchestrationlocked

  • Kenneth Kreitner,
  • Mary Térey-Smith,
  • Jack Westrup,
  • D. Kern Holoman,
  • G.W. Hopkins,
  • Paul Griffiths
  •  and Jon Alan Conrad


The art of combining the sounds of a complex of instruments (an orchestra or other ensemble) to form a satisfactory blend and balance. The term ‘orchestration’ is often used to denote the craft of writing idiomatically for these instruments. ‘To orchestrate’ has also come to mean to score for orchestra a work written for a solo instrument or small ensemble. There have been many attempts to differentiate the terms ‘orchestration’ and ‘instrumentation’ since Berlioz juxtaposed the two in the title of his ...

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