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The examples of various sounds contem;orary on the stringed instruments and the French horn, are particularly helpful in matching up the standard musical terms “detache,” “parlando,” etc. Ilya rated it it was amazing Feb 03, One of these items ships doh than the other. I read it when it was first written early 80’s and still refer to it it’s not only great for subjective opinions, but also reference material. This is a great book if you are a serious student Of arranging and orchestration A must have for professionals only.


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