Arranging for the Concert Band Workbook

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This workbook and the accompanying text (WB179) are designed to introduce the student to the basic techniques of arranging for the concert band. The book covers the many different aspects of scoring and describes in detail such matters as voicing, doubling, balance, color and the actual writing of notes on the score paper. It also includes an explanation of transcribing -- adapting music written for one kind of musical group or instrument for a different musical setting.Topics include: transposition; instrumentation; woodwinds and the woodwind section; voice leading and revoicing; brass and the brass section; other bass instruments; percussion; contrasting colors; polyphonic music; the mechanics of scoring and copying parts.