Usage examples for instrumentation

  1. The famous " Dead March" followed, interposing its melancholy instrumentation, and arresting the vocal action of the drama by the pomp of that magnificent dirge. – Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  2. Thus we find Berlioz painting with his instrumentation; Franz Liszt, Tschaikowsky, and Richard Strauss filling their symphonic poems with drama and poetry, and Richard Wagner inventing an art which he believed to embrace the seven arts. – Promenades of an Impressionist by James Huneker
  3. Alfred's antics with the tambourine, Storey's manipulation of the bones, the singing, the instrumentation, were a revelation to the good people. – Watch Yourself Go By by Al. G. Field
  4. You understand: so far, none of it has been written out, but in my head everything is as good as ready for the press- except the instrumentation. – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  5. The score containing this change I sent a year ago to Uhlig, and he wrote to me that he had sent it to Weimar, together with a second score containing the changes in the remainder of the instrumentation. – Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt, Volume 1 by Francis Hueffer (translator)
  6. That Committee concludes that " illegal instrumentation contributes to an overwhelming degree to the mortality from abortion." – Report of the Committee of Inquiry into the Various Aspects of the Problem of Abortion in New Zealand by David G. McMillan Janet Fraser Sylvia G. Chapman Thomas F. Corkhill Tom L. Paget
  7. Now, proficiency in brain surgery does not come at an early age, nor does world- wide fame in the field of delicate instrumentation. – The Fourth R by George Oliver Smith
  8. On stealthily glancing ahead at the performer, she found to her relief that his eyes were closed in abandonment to instrumentation, and she strode on boldly. – Life's Little Ironies A set of tales with some colloquial sketches entitled A Few Crusted Characters by Thomas Hardy
  9. Will you at least allow us to place some special instrumentation into the booth with you, so that we can monitor the duel more fully? – The Dueling Machine by Benjamin William Bova Myron R. Lewis
  10. Forests and fields began to utter a rushing sound as of torrents, always deepening, - made up of the instrumentation and the voices of numberless little beings: clangings as of hammered iron, ringings as of dropping silver upon a stone, the dry bleatings of the cabritt- bois, and the chirruping of tree- frogs, and the k- i- i- i- i- i- i of crickets. – Two Years in the French West Indies by Lafcadio Hearn
  11. It sounds rather like a refined piece of Mendelssohn's, with curious harmonies and very complicated instrumentation. – Musicians of To-Day by Romain Rolland Commentator: Claude Landi