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(Academic Year 2015-16)

Reference texts and scores

37 items

ORCHESTRATION (8 items)
The study of orchestration - Samuel Adler, 2000
Book | Essential | The standard textbook for symphonic orchestration.

The study of orchestration - Samuel Adler, 2002


Audio document | Essential | a set of CDs with examples cited in The Study of
Orchestration

Instrumentation and orchestration - Alfred Blatter, 1997


Book | Recommended

Orchestration: an anthology of writings - Paul Mathews, c2006


Book | Further reading

Orchestration - Walter Piston, 1955


Book | Further reading

Thesaurus of orchestral devices - Gardner Read, 1969


Book | Further reading

The Cambridge guide to orchestration - Ertugrul Sevsay, 2013


Book | Recommended | Excellent resource on each of the orchestral families.

Thinking for orchestra: practical exercises in orchestration - René Leibowitz, Jan Maguire,
1960
Book | Further reading

ARRANGING (8 items)
Mostly jazz and commercial arranging

Arranging for large jazz ensemble - Dick Lowell, Ken Pullig, Michael J. Gold, c2003
Book | Recommended

The complete arranger - Sammy Nestico, c2006


Book | Recommended

The invisible artist: arrangers in popular music (1950-2000) - Richard Niles, c2014
Book | Recommended

Modern jazz voicings: arranging for small and medium ensembles - Frederick Pease, Ken

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Pullig, Michael Gold, c2001


Book | Recommended

Arranged by Nelson Riddle: the definitive study of arranging by America's #1 composer,


arranger, and conductor - Nelson Riddle, c1985
Book | Further reading

The contemporary arranger - Don Sebesky, c1994


Book | Further reading

Jazz composition and arranging in the digital age - Richard Sussman, Mike Abene, c2012
Book | Further reading

Instrumental jazz arranging: a comprehensive and practical guide - Mike Tomaro, John
Wilson, c2009
Book | Further reading

NOTATION (1 items)
Behind bars: the definitive guide to music notation - Elaine Gould, 2011
Book | Essential | The definitive reference book on notation conventions and score
layout

JAZZ SCORES (8 items)


On the stage in cages - Carla Bley, 1993
Book | Recommended

Birth of the cool - Miles Davis, Gil Evans, Gerry Mulligan, John Lewis, John Carisi, 2002
Book | Further reading

Springsville - John Carisi, Gil Evans, Jeff Sultanof, c2011


Book | Further reading

Blues for Pablo: as recorded by the Miles Davis/Gil Evans Orchestra - Gil Evans, Gil Evans,
Miles Davis, Rob DuBoff, Jeff Sultanof, Gil Evans Orchestra, 2010
Book | Further reading

My ship: as recorded by the Miles Davis/Gil Evans Orchestra - Kurt Weill, Gil Evans, Gil
Evans Orchestra, 2010
Book | Further reading

Gil Evans & Miles Davis: historic collaborations : an analysis of selected Gil Evans works,
1957-1962 - Steve Lajoie, c2003
Book | Further reading

Evanescence - Maria Schneider, Fred Sturm, 1998


Book | Recommended

Collected works on ECM - Kenny Wheeler, Fred Sturm, 1997

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Book | Further reading

Orchestral scores from piano pieces (12 items)


Petite Suite - Claude Debussy
Chapter

Petite suite: pour orchestre - Claude Debussy, Henri Busser, 1907


Book | Further reading | orchestral version by Henri Busser

Epigraphes Antiques - Claude Debussy


Book | Further reading

Six epigraphes antiques - Claude Debussy, Ernest Ansermet, 1939


Book | Further reading | orchestrated by Ernest Ansermet

Préludes Books 1 & 2 - Claude Debussy


Book | Recommended

Preludes: Canope - Claude Debussy, Colin Matthews, 2008


Book | Further reading | orchestration by Colin Matthews

Preludes: Les tierces alternées - Claude Debussy, Colin Matthews, 2008


Book | Further reading | orchestration by Colin Matthews

Preludes: La danse de Puck - Claude Debussy, Colin Matthews, 2008


Book | Further reading | orchestration by Colin Matthews

Peer Gynt suite, Holberg suite and other works for piano solo - Edvard Grieg, 1993
Book | Further reading | piano version

Aus Holbergs Zeit: suite for string orchestra, op. 40 - Edvard Grieg, n.d
Book | Further reading | string orchestra version

Pictures from an exhibition - Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky, 1984


Book | Recommended | piano original

Pictures from an exhibition - Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky, Maurice Ravel, 1929


Book | Recommended | Ravel's orchestration

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