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Arranging for Horns
Horns Book

Arranging for Horns

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Author: Jerry Gates

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
About The Accompanying Audio
Rhythm Section Review
Agility and Speed: Saxophones
Transposition
Power of the Horn Section:Trumpet and Trombone
BE Trumpet
Mutes
Horn Section
Instrumental Roles:How to Implement the Horns
Melodic Roles
Accompaniment Roles
Couplings in the Horn Section
Horns in Triads
Four- and Five-Part Horn Voicings
Four-Way Close Double Lead
Approach Chords in the Horn Section
Contour Analysis of an Arrangement
Glossary

Write for a horn section! In this book, you will learn how to add saxophones and brass to a rhythm section ensemble, as well as learn the capabilities and characteristics of the most common instruments, and how to order them effectively.

Plus, you'll also learn the different roles that a horn section can serve in your ensemble.

To better help you in your learning, online audio tracks demonstrate the key concepts, as exemplified in a complete score!

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