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The History of Orchestration
by Adam Carse
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This modern classic is considered the best middle-level survey of the nature and function of the orchestra from the 17th through early-20th centuries. It presents 44 musical excerpts and 13 sketches of instruments, plus appendices and quotations related to conducting methods. Includes works by Bach, Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, Debussy, Elgar, and many others.
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