There’s also a two-volume french bible of orchestration by someone I think his name is Charles Koechler or Koechlin. Anyway, this is the book. This user group is devoted to the Orchids orchestration system and its users, but also did you read the four volumes of Charles Koechlin traite d’orchestration?. KOECHLIN: ORCHESTRATION-WRITING FOR STRUNGS (Volume 3) [Charles Koechlin] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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The downside of the orchestration book is that many of the examples cited orchwstration published by Eschig, but unfortunately, aren’t recorded, especially the examples by Koechlin himself. This is not a “how to” book on orchestration, but more of a discussion on current orchestral performance practices broken down by section.

It is long out of print and harder to find than McKay.

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Overall, a serious work that’s never been translated. Evan Evans Film Scoring Academy http: Also, Koechlin wrote a complete harmony series quite killercounterpoint and even ear training. It’s actually Max Eschig’s revision of the Rimsk-Korsakov book albeit greatly expanded. I am a 2nd generation student of this book and Nadia Boulngier’s studies and I found the koechln this Koechlin guy put into his “bibles” was the most comprehensive of all. University of California Press, Posted on Thu, Jul 10 Also try and see if there is in your area any kind of Performing Arts library.

I’ll surely get those books and read up on them. He was passionate of motion pictures.

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Its worth having a look at the older instrumentation books of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and Hector Berlioz revised by Richard Strauss as well. You cannot delete your posts in this forum. Peter Roos Peter Emanuel Roos www. It is a very practically oriented book that also gives some nice insights into common film studio orchestration and recording practices. This has a lot of information on percussion instruments, a large section for vocal composition and a section on early instruments. Posted on Fri, Jan 23 It’s out of print, but sometimes it lurks in old bookstores.


Some of his friends reported that he went to the movie as much as 3 times a day.

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The first section has an instrumentation section that basically replaces Gavaert and Widor’s book which Ravel took with him wherever he went, according to his biographer. Posted on Mon, Jul 07 You cannot reply to threads in this forum.

Posted on Wed, Aug 06 There’s also a two-volume french bible of orchestration by someone I think his name is Charles Koechler or Koechlin. He did start in life as an artillerie officer in the french army Posted on Sun, Jul 13 His most “popular” book is a symphony basesd on Kipplings book of the jungle le Livre de la Jungle. Kent Kennan’s book “The Technique of Orchestration” is a very good book.

Thanks for the input. They’re in classical French on a 9×12 page with 9pt type, loads of examples. But he discusses with great energy the textures of orchestration, the mixing of structural elements.

I have Forysth, Rimsky-Korsakov, Adler, Piston, and there’s one more I can’t recall off of the top of my head at this point, but I find Adler’s the most helpful. Posted on Thu, Jan 29 Those are the two that have been most helpful to me, but if I have to check a fact or situation I usually find myself reaching for Adler’s first.


Posted on Sun, Jul 06 This is an enormously practical book, unfortunately, you need to translate it thank you Google to get what it says. Your Basket is empty.

Also ‘Arranged by Nelson Riddle’ obviosly by Nelson Riddle which is great for lighter things – it never leaves my side when I am working! If I had to suggest one, it would be Adler’s book, and then go for Piston’s. If you have a fundamental working knowledge of orchestral instruments, and you’re tired of the umpteenth example of juxtaposing, interlocking, and superimposing, this book is a nice change of pace.

They invented the entire conception of “Film Noir” based upon the American films of the 40s which were done completely unconsciously in a uniform style, and in another example Chabrol and Rohmer published the first serious treatment of Hitchcock – who by Americans was kkoechlin as a mere entertainer. It’s great because he discusses theater arrangements for small pit orchestras in England. Koechlin’s “Traite de l’orchestration. About 10 miles away from me there is such one and i regularly go there to borrow Composers conductors score and charlds CD’s of the music of that score.

Posted on Mon, Nov 10 I’d also reccommend Walter Piston’s “Orchestration”.