Orchestral and Symphonic Music

Orchestral and Symphonic Music: Selected full-text books and articles

The Birth of the Orchestra: History of an Institution, 1650-1815 By John Spitzer; Neal Zaslaw Oxford University Press, 2004
The Score, the Orchestra, and the Conductor By Gustav Meier Oxford University Press, 2009
The Orchestra in the XVIIIth Century By Adam Carse W. Heffer & Sons Ltd., 1940
Thesaurus of Orchestral Devices By Gardner Read Pitman Publishing Corporation, 1953
A Musical Companion: A Guide to the Understanding and Enjoyment of Music By John Erskine Alfred A. Knopf, 1935
Librarian's tip: "Book II: The Orchestra and Orchestral Music" begins on p. 53
Bach's Orchestra By Charles Sanford Terry Oxford University Press; H. Milford, 1932
Orchestral Technique: A Manual for Students By Gordon Jacob Oxford University, 1982 (3rd edition)
The Symphony: A Listener's Guide By Michael Steinberg Oxford University Press, 1998
Symphonic Music, Its Evolution since the Renaissance By Homer Ulrich Columbia University Press, 1952
Victor Book of Concertos By Abraham Veinus Simon and Schuster, 1948
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