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In this lesson you will learn some of the key concepts that will help you understand how orchestration works and what tools are used. Some of these key concepts are: the evolution of the orchestra, balancing the number of musicians in the orchestra and its sections, and some of the theory of the orchestra and its instruments.

  • At the end of the lesson you will have learnt:
  • The evolution of the orchestra
  • The size of, and balance within, the orchestra
  • The different clefs used by its instruments
  • What is a transposing instrument
  • The structure of the score and parts
  • Recognize the main notation programs and file formats