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Clarinet Octave Melodies

Clarinet Octave Melodies

Use extreme caution when scoring octave melodies for clarinets, and be aware that the overtones reinforce each other with great potency. (Tip no. 17 from 100 Orchestration Tips) Octave melodies f…

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I’m very happy to announce the launch of the Orchestration Teacher Directory on Orchestration Online. Listed on this page are around a dozen excellent teachers of orchestration and other aspects of music. Teachers have pro experience in concert, film, and/or game composition/orchestration – and some specialise in teaching harmony, counterpoint, and musicianship. ALL teachers are available through distance learning, teaching via Skype, Zoom, FaceTime, and/or other apps. All have been recommended by satisfied students or by me.

The Directory briefly lists names, experience, qualifications, languages spoken, and types of training offered – with links to personal webpages or contacts of the teachers for further information. We have some excellent people listed in the directory, including university instructors, pro film composers, and freelance orchestrators. Many of these teachers have been very active in the community, offering advice and feedback on many posts in the Facebook group and elsewhere.

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