Trombone Glissando

Trombone Glissando Seamless glissandi are one of the things that due to the unique construction of the Trombones can be executed very easily on them. However, their maximum span can only be a tritone (the range the slide covers between all in and all out (or rather...

The Role of the Triangle

The Role of the Triangle While there are many jokes about the triangle and its players, it can have a fantastic effect in an orchestration. Apart from the single hits that are very often used as comedy moments or for pointillistic highlights, especially the roll on...

Problematic Woodwind Unisons

Problematic Woodwind Unisons Intonation on woodwind instruments is sometimes quite trickier and way more problematic than samples might make you believe. There are few configurations where slight intonation differences become very obvious: 1. Avoid exposed unisons on...

Excessive String Divisi

Excessive String Divisi Many composers coming from the sample world tend to use massively split up string sections. Things like triads in the violas alone, several different violin movements at the same time etc. are very common. While this might work in the sample...
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