Book read Anatomy of the Orchestra Author Mar Norman Del – nettlecombewestsomerset.co.uk
O much about these instruments that I see all the time that I had no idea that I see all the time that I had no idea Not for the faint of heart This book is highly technical and only suited of musical scholars and nosy know it all amateurs ike myself It s really great primer on all instruments of the ensemble for the benefit of the conductor Del Mar is just thorough enough to not drown the reader with too much detail just enough to arm you with the knowledge to make you seem a bit smarter than you are key for all successful conductorsAll of this knowledge is framed with English wit and experience Highly recommende. Ts and professional musicians but also for everyone interested in the performance of orchestral mus. Adey s tome is perhaps bit detailed into the nuts and bolts of performance Del Mar s is a much easier read while into the nuts and bolts of performance Del Mar s is a much easier read while cutting corners in regards to content Although a majority of the book was just reminders to me there were still several thought provoking bits of information within I m not sure what audience this book was written for and I m not entirely sure it exists I absolutely do not recommend this book for non musicians The I already knew about any given instrument the much easier that section was to read That said I found this book really interesting because there was On the orchestra Anatomy of the Orchestra is written not only for fellow conductors players studen. ,
This is THE book that got me started in and #helped me earn and understand the various parts of the orchestra #me earn and understand the various of the orchestra the various instruments are used and the conventions associated with them Every section and instrument is described and analysed in detail I highly recommend this book to those who compose or arrange music for orchestral ensembles or for those who simply want to better understand the orchestra so that they may better appreciate music as a istener I couldn t help but compare and contrast this with Christopher Adey s book a istener I couldn t help but compare and contrast this with Christopher Adey s book Performance Although. Before his death in 1994 Norman Del Mar was acknowledged as one of the world's foremost authorities.