This masterful textbook emphasizes the fundamentals of orchestration. Following a brief introduction to the orchestra, the authors discuss the instruments individually. then by section, and finally in the full orchestral context. Suitable for beginning orchestration courses, the book also contains more advanced material. Features of this highly acclaimed text include: Up-to-date information on instruments Examples from scores of various periods and styles Lists of suggested assignments, music suitable for scoring assignments, and music for suggested listening Short chapters on scoring for school orchestra and oat nonorchestral instrumental groups, including band and wind ensemble A workbook (available separately) containing carefully selected music for scoring assignments New to this Sixth Edition are: Inclusion of a CD containing selected examples Several new examples from scoresKennan, Kent is the author of 'Technique of Orchestration', published 2002 under ISBN 9780130771612 and ISBN 0130771619.