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Getting the most from an orchestra is all about having the right notes in the right instruments at the right time.
Find out how David Horne harnesses the power of the orchestra in the piece Emerging Dances.
How does David Horne use the qualities of individual instruments to make particular sounds? Five particular passages of Emerging Dances are singled out.
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What is a glissando, and how does the horn’s swooping slide make for an interesting sound in this passage from David Horne’s 'Emerging Dances'?
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How does David Horne use the qualities of individual instruments to make particular sounds in 'Emerging Dances'? Five passages are singled out, with links to more information about each one.
How high or low an instrument plays can radically alter its sound. Find out about the effects different instruments will have on a piece of music in terms of their relative registers and voices.
All instruments have their own characteristic sound. How does David Horne exploit the particular sounds of different instruments in 'Emerging Dances?
How does composer David Horne go about planning how to get the sounds he wants from an orchestra?
Step inside the orchestra: hear and watch what's going on in David Horne's piece 'Emerging Dances'
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