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The character at changed instrumentation

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A symphony is not a wind orchestra. This sounds very trivial and is by no means meant in a condescending way, but summarises the arranger’s dilemma: How can you convey the message of the composition with different instrumentation and characteristic of the sounds image? While the composer has access to a deep arsenal of possibilities […]

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Composing unforgettable musical experiences

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When a bandmaster compiles a program for a certain occasion, they themselves become a sort of composer. The conscious choice and selection of the individual pieces and their sequence play a similar role to the success of the performance and an excited audience as the technically perfect execution. From the piece of work to the […]