Conclusion

In this lesson, we learnt some key ideas that will help us to better understand the basics of orchestration required for the following lessons. Among these concepts we can find the following ones:

  • The evolution of the orchestra
  • The size of, and balance within, the orchestra
  • The different clefs used by its instruments
  • Transposing instruments
  • The structure of the score and parts
  • Notation programs and file formats