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    When is and orchestra not and orchestra? This article, by Neal Zaslow, explains how the classification of orchestra started and how it changed throughout history to define the modern day ensemble known as the orchestra. There is also information on what constitutes an orchestra based on the number of instrumentalists in the ensemble and specific instrumentation of the ensemble influenced by the historic uses of the term orchestra. The original meaning of the term “orchestra” stems from the Ancient

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    The entire orchestra at first, then it is the woodwinds, drums, strings, and then the drums, cymbals and triangle, and then the whole orchestra again. There are many other instruments used during this composition. In the following paragraphs, I will show you why the different sections are used at different times: modern orchestra consists of four sections or families of instruments. The string section is the most important part of a symphony orchestra. It has more than half of the musicians and

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    Orchestra Music

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    to ready the orchestra. The audience’s silence is deafening. Slowly, the first strings are played. Soon, the oboe and the flute join in. With a roar and a crash, the timpani and cymbals are struck. As the musicians bend and sway with the music, the crowd is drawn into the magic of the melody. Each movement of the composition is premeditated and exact. Over forty people have come together to play with one calculated mind. They are the orchestra. Considering the genre of the orchestra, it is immediately

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    Orchestra Review

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    concert played by Kirk Muspratt and the New Philharmonic orchestra. He had been a long-time supporter and contributor to the orchestra and loved the conductor, so he wanted me to have the experience too. The New Philharmonic really isn’t the newest orchestra; it was founded 40 years ago with only 29 musicians who practiced in decrepit old buildings. It was originally founded to be a chamber group, but it eventually expanded into a diverse orchestra, which played everything from Tchaikovsky to Rodgers

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    Orchestra Conformity

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    In a typical symphony Orchestra, there are four groups of related musical instruments called the woodwinds, brass, percussion, and strings (Got this info via.google) Each of those groups are lead-or controlled- by a conductor so they would all perform their notes with an unbreakable synchronization . Within this symphony, there will be one instrumentalist who gets to break out of this group and play a solo. Only to fall back in unison with the rest of his band mates. The individuals in the audience

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    Orchestra Essay

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    multi movement works(10) containing four movements therefore resulting in dramatically longer pieces than the preceding era. Symphony orchestras contained the string instruments. To the strings were added wind instruments, usually the oboe and bassoon and fairly frequently the flute. The clarinet was introduced and gradually became a regular member of the orchestra. However, the brass section(11) was not yet introduced. The only brass instrument that was normally included was the French horn. Trumpets

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    Orchestra Concert Essay

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    Dallas Symphony Orchestra. The orchestra had performed Shostakovich’s “Symphony NO. 7, Leningrad” from the Romantic era. The orchestra was a large ensemble (1) containing various instruments that contributed to the overall sound of the piece. Since the orchestra was a large ensemble, just like the instrumentation common in the Romantic era, the orchestra was able to perform in a lively, vigorous manner, probably vivace (2). The orchestra performed tutti

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    After a performance by Orpheus, the 27 member conductorless orchestra, Julian Fifer, the orchestra’s founder was approached by the chairman of a large Japanese publishing company. Although he had enjoyed the concert, he confided that he didn’t want his employees to discover the orchestra. Fifer was both amused and intrigued that a business leader would resist Orpheus’ self-governing process. Fifer further assumed that corporate mavericks may find the novel approach compelling. In fact, large

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    A symphony is an extended classical composition for an orchestra, found in Western Art Music. It often consists of four separate and unique, sections known as movements which are, in some way however, related to one another. The symphony as a genre began developing during the late 17th century and continued to do so up until the late 18th century. This important genre of Western Art Music is closely related to the development of the orchestra. It is therefore critical, in understanding the symphony

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    Mozart and Part Orchestra Festival Review The Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, recently hosted Gustavo Dudamel and the Philharmonic choir for a four day orchestra event, running from 19th -22nd may 2016, to showcase Mozart’s “Requiem” and Avro part’s “Miserere.” The event was a unique experience that gave me the chance to sample the work of two of the best known music composers. Both Mozart and Part are renowned for transparency and sonic beauty in their music which unfolds effortlessly

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