Usage examples for instrumentation

  1. It works out beautifully,- so much colour in the instrumentation. – Youth and the Bright Medusa by Willa Cather
  2. But the instrumentation would have seemed less surprising to Sally had she known the lengths her mother had gone in the proffer of a substantial guarantee for Fenwick's personal honesty. – Somehow Good by William de Morgan
  3. 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
  4. Still, the combination of an instrument- actuated pointer with a clock- actuated time- scale and a means of obtaining a permanent record represent a group of innovations which certainly ranks among the greatest in the history of instrumentation. – The Introduction of Self-Registering Meteorological Instruments by Robert P. Multhauf
  5. 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
  6. The instrumentation of Tristan does not present any special features different from that of Wagner's other works. – Wagner's Tristan und Isolde by George Ainslie Hight
  7. This motive is less varied than the last, recurring generally in the same key- A flat passing into C minor- and with similar instrumentation, the brass and drums entering pp on the second chord. – Wagner's Tristan und Isolde by George Ainslie Hight
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. By a few simple transitions, a few devices of instrumentation, the orchestra relates all this and much more, while Isolde's flute- motive, so exquisitely graceful and tender in the preceding scene, has now become a shriek of resolution bewildered but undaunted in the supreme crisis, above the savage call of the trumpets to death. – Wagner's Tristan und Isolde by George Ainslie Hight
  11. 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
  12. The current level of scientific understanding of earthquake prediction and the available resources are such that present instrumentation efforts are directed toward research rather than maintaining extensive monitoring networks for real- time prediction. – An Assessment of the Consequences and Preparations for a Catastrophic California Earthquake: Findings and Actions Taken Prepared By Federal Emergency Management Agency by Various
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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)
  18. 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