Quotes of orchestration

  1. Straight -away the ideas flow in upon me, directly from God, and not only do I see distinct themes in my mind's eye, but they are clothed in the right forms, harmonies, and orchestration – Johannes Brahms
  2. I currently spend a lot of time thinking about orchestration and every detail of a piece. – Gavin Bryars
  3. And, all these things need to be coordinated; so we all need to work together, have timers going and everything so we're all coordinated and get this piece of orchestration done. – Duane G. Carey
  4. When I don't know what the music is going to be for a scene, I imagine some sort of orchestration going on and damned if they don't usually come up with a similar kind of thing. – Patty Duke
  5. The orchestration of press, radio and television to create a continuous, lasting and total environment renders the influence of propaganda virtually unnoticed precisely because it creates a constant environment. – Jacques Ellul
  6. I've learned a lot from the masters of orchestration like Ravel and Stravinsky. – Esa-Pekka Salonen
  7. Literature is the orchestration of platitudes. – Thornton Wilder

Usage examples for orchestration

  1. The king's reproaches of his friend and vassal for his treachery, and the music with its gloomy orchestration mostly of horns, bassoons, viola, and lower strings, with occasional English horn, and the deepest notes of the clarinet interspersed with wails of the bass- clarinet, are profoundly touching and proceed naturally out of the situation. – Wagner's Tristan und Isolde by George Ainslie Hight
  2. This, at length, he, in the company of de Windt, tentatively did: taking his place in one of Zaremba's classes of composition, and undertaking the study of orchestration under Serov. – The Genius by Margaret Horton Potter
  3. In like manner By the Fireside, A Serenade at the Villa, and Two in the Campagna, include certain studies of nature and its moods, sometimes with a curiously minute observation of details; and these serve as the overture to some intense moment of joy or pain, or form the orchestration which sustains or reinforces a human voice. – Robert Browning by Edward Dowden
  4. Read also our idylls, our elegies, our epigrams inspired by antiquity, and our poetry of every kind written in a dozen dead languages which when desired revive in order to vivify with their clear notes and their manifold harmonies, the pleasure of our ear, to accompany, so to say, with their rich orchestration in English, German, Swedish, Arabic, Italian and French, the music of our pure Attic. – Underground Man by Gabriel Tarde
  5. Edgar S. Kelly holds a potent brief for the original orchestration contending that it suits the character of the piano part. – Chopin: The Man and His Music by James Huneker
  6. The horn, eighty years ago, was not a very important instrument in Italian orchestration – The Great Musicians: Rossini and His School by Henry Sutherland Edwards
  7. He had been working at his orchestration for hours every day. – The Way of Ambition by Robert Hichens
  8. The bold and generous orchestration the exceptional chorus, the fine and brilliant tenor, had made a broad path for her last and supreme effort. – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker
  9. For four years Beethoven occupied this post, and the solid advantage it was to him is shown in his subsequent orchestration – Beethoven: A Memoir (2nd Ed.) by Elliott Graeme
  10. The critics said that he was obviously too much under the double influence of Wagner and Verdi, and, though admiring his prodigious technique in orchestration gave him otherwise but faint praise. – Shakespeare and Music by Christopher Wilson
  11. You remember, Jacques, I told you what he said about your orchestration – The Way of Ambition by Robert Hichens
  12. According to this retrograde system he has written his last operas, 'Cinq Mars, ' 'Polyeucte, ' and 'Le Tribut de Zamora, ' whilst the young French musicians taking his earlier works as their starting- point, were endeavouring to add to the refinement of his orchestration and to treat each act as a vocal and orchestral symphony. – Masters of French Music by Arthur Hervey
  13. Everybody, too, can enjoy the love music, the hammer and anvil music, the clumping of the giants, the tune of the young woodsman's horn, the trilling of the bird, the dragon music and nightmare music and thunder and lightning music, the profusion of simple melody, the sensuous charm of the orchestration in short, the vast extent of common ground between The Ring and the ordinary music we use for play and pleasure. – The Perfect Wagnerite A Commentary on the Niblung's Ring by George Bernard Shaw
  14. Through the foliage the figures moved and moved; on the air the music fell and rose, thin in orchestration yet brightly penetrating in sparkling detail. – Under the Rose by Frederic Stewart Isham
  15. Its orchestration is unique- there are but strings and a harp. – A Second Book of Operas by Henry Edward Krehbiel
  16. It is incontestable that the reader of the following pages- apart from a knowledge of the various musical forms, of orchestration etc. – Musicians of To-Day by Romain Rolland Commentator: Claude Landi
  17. The only restriction is that it shall not be expressed in the stentorian orchestration of a Meyerbeer, nor in the heart- rending tragedy of a Wagner. – Memoirs of an American Prima Donna by Clara Louise Kellogg
  18. The orchestration with which Emerson introduces and sustains these notes from the spheres is as remarkable as the winged things themselves. – Emerson and Other Essays by John Jay Chapman
  19. How did Berlioz come to have this genius for orchestration almost from the very first? – Musicians of To-Day by Romain Rolland Commentator: Claude Landi

Rhymes for orchestration