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Music Theory, 3E by Michael Miller

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CHAPTER20

Arranging for Voices and Instruments

In This Chapter

  • Discovering the different voices in the choir—and all the instruments in the orchestra
  • Uncovering the best—and the worst—keys to write in
  • Finding out which instruments don’t sound in concert pitch—and how to transpose their music
  • Learning how to write for common vocal and instrumental ensembles

Unless you’re writing for your own unaccompanied solo voice, you’re going to eventually deal with how to have other voices and instruments play your music. This could be figuring out how to attack a song with a four-piece rock band, creating a simple vocal arrangement for your church choir, ...

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