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ARRANGING MUSIC FOR THE REAL WORLD

by Vince Corozine

Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc.

CONTENTS

Learn the tricks that great arrangers know...

There are ten chapters in this 208 page book. It comes with a CD that contains fifty-one musical examples taken from the book. It is designed for musicians, composers, arrangers, and classes in orchestration and arranging.

Part 1. Overview of Arranging Principles

  • Preface
  • Introduction: Arranging Principles
  • Harmonics and Overtones
  • Doubling of Notes
  • Clarity of Design and Motion
  • Balance and Tone Color
  • A Brief Historical Survey of Orchestration
  • Summary
  • Assignments

Part 2. One and Two-Part Writing

  • One-Part Writing
  • Writing for Two Parts
  • Motion Types
  • Seven Methods for Achieving
  • Variety with Two Parts
  • Summary
  • Assignments

Appendix A: Solutions to Assignments
Appendix B: Scores for Study
Appendix C: Instrument Ranges
Appendix D: Bibliography
Index