Scale Run Structures

Scale Run Structures When writing runs for any instrument that is capable of playing runs, you should stick to plausible scales. Instrumentalists practice their whole life to play scale runs in any form – upwards, downwards, starting on different scale degrees etc....

Woodwind and String Runs

Woodwind and String Runs Runs on strings and woodwinds are a very common effect in orchestral writing and can create very lively textures. However when writing them, put some thought into it. First of all they should always have a motivation and not just be there for...