Usage examples for orchestration

  1. 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
  2. Its orchestration is unique- there are but strings and a harp. – A Second Book of Operas by Henry Edward Krehbiel
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  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. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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