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Quotes of instrumentation

  1. No matter how great we get with digital formats of instrumentation nothing really quite duplicates the real thing. – Michael Bolton
  2. T Bone is genius. The way they've recorded my voice and the instrumentation to these songs is really quite extraordinary. – Betty Buckley
  3. Hopefully each film can be given a musical voice of its own, which is not to say that the instrumentation is always unique, but that the relationship between the sound and the image is unique. – Carter Burwell
  4. Usually one or two things happen: Either you have an idea straightaway- the sort of sound that you want or the instrumentation or one particular sound that you want to feature- or you don't. – Anne Dudley
  5. We decided to do some of Merle's things with modern instrumentation We used a flute, a bass clarinet, a trumpet, a clarinet, drums, a guitar, vibes and a piano. – Tennessee Ernie Ford
  6. Because of my Portuguese heritage, I have an interest in all of the instrumentation that comes from Portugal and Brazil as well. – Nelly Furtado
  7. I don't think about the styles. I write whatever comes out and I use whatever kind of instrumentation works for those songs. – Lenny Kravitz
  8. Now, the instrumentation in the jazz band and the jazz dance band has gone through many evolutions. For instance, in the 'twenties the tradition was two or three saxophones. – Gerry Mulligan
  9. We can't afford big symphonies but we commission works that sound rich and symphonic because of the nature of the instrumentation and the people we work with. – Graeme Murphy
  10. Well, yeah, I wanted to resist the urge to thicken everything up with instrumentation because I just felt like I was interested in seeing how the songs did on their own. – Joanna Newsom
  11. Up till now I wrote the songs on my acoustic guitar alone with the Lord. Then I would take the song and share it with my family and then we all would figure out instrumentation together. – Daniel Smith
  12. I'm getting ready to write a piece now, and it's been six months thinking about it, changing the instrumentation changing the name, doing more reading. – John Zorn

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

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