Orchestration

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Dover Publications, 1935 - Music - 530 pages
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"For its time the most comprehensive treatment of the subject." — New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. In what is probably the best general book on the subject, a noted English composer describes 57 orchestral instruments, tracing their origins, development, and status at the beginning of World War I.

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Even if you're not a musician Forsyth's bell époque style and British gumption are wonderfully refreshing in the age of twitspeak. Read full review

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