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Orchestra

An 18th Century Orchestra (Wikimedia Commons)

Welcome to the Orchestration and Arranging WikiEdit

The following is the structure of categories, subcategories and pages which this musicians dictionary will use. Feel free to edit. Each page will link together (ie all tyes of bass will link, harmony will link at various points to the relevant styles). The emphasis should be on practical usage rather than theoretical context.

InstrumentsEdit

WoodwindEdit

BrassEdit

PercussionEdit

  • Tuned
  • Untuned

KeyboardEdit

  • Piano
  • Organ
  • Harpsichord

GuitarEdit

  • Acoustic (nylon and steel string etc)
  • Electric (including effects)
  • Bass

VoiceEdit

  • Male Voice
  • Female Voice
  • Childrens Voice
  • Ensemble Voice

StringsEdit

Paleomusicological (Historical) InstrumentsEdit

  • Viol
  • Sackbutt
  • Crumhorn
  • Recorder

StylesEdit

PopularEdit

  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Latin

ClassicalEdit

  • Early Music
  • Baroque Music
  • Classical Music
  • Romantic Music
  • 20th Century Classical

EnsemblesEdit

  • Orchestra
  • Big Band
  • Rock Group
  • Chamber Orchestra
  • Folk Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Paleomusicological (historical) groups
  • Quartets, Trios etc

Tools & SkillsEdit

SoftwareEdit

  • Sibelius
  • Finale
  • Logic
  • Cubase
  • ProTools

HardwareEdit

  • MIDI
  • Recording Equipment
  • Input Devices
  • Audio Setup

HarmonyEdit

Describe your topicEdit

This is a dictionary and encyclopedia of the 'rudiments' of practical musicology: instrumentation, orchestration and arranging.

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