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Arranging for Strings : by Mimi Rabson : Book/Online Audio : # 190207
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Arranging for Strings : by Mimi Rabson : Book/Online Audio : # 190207

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Arranging for Strings : by Mimi Rabson, : Berklee Guide Series : Softcover Audio Online : Book/Online Audio : Published by Berklee Press : # 190207
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Arranging for Strings


Learn to use strings in your compositions and arrangements! From romantic chord pads to powerful grooves to gut-wrenching passionate melodies; strings do it all. This book presents time-tested techniques and contemporary developments in writing and arranging for strings. You'll learn strategies for authentic writing in many different styles and find ideas to take your personal sound forward. Discover voicings that work best for each project and explore the intricacies of bowing. Hear articulation approaches from pads to chopping in the online audio examples. See how other composers have used strings to heighten the impact of their music in the written examples. Make your work stand out with the drama and depth that well informed string writing can bring.

You will learn:

• The tunings; range; and timbres for the violin; viola; cello; and bass; including standard instruments and common variations; including acoustic; electric; and synthesized string instruments and sections

• Bowing techniques and possibilities

• Characteristic articulations and sounds; such as vibrato; pizzicato; sul tasto; trills; tremolos; and harmonics

• Timbral and rhythm effects; such as chop technique; ponticello/feedback; portamento; and falls

• String-section arranging techniques; such as melody/countermelody; fills; pads; and comping

• Stylistic nuances of genres such as American roots; Celtic; jazz; rock; klezmer; eastern European; Gypsy jazz; and swing

• Mic; recording; and live sound techniques for capturing the best string sounds for both acoustic and electric instruments

Sample Audio & etc.

          PRODUCT INFORMATION

PublisherBerklee Press
Media Softcover Audio Online
Format Book/Online Audio
Pages128
Length x Width 12 x 9   inches
Shipping Weight1.02 pounds
East Coast Music Product Code ZHL190207
UPC Code888680633301
ISBN 876391862
EAN 9780876391860
1st Publication Date02/2018