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The Orchestra and Its Instruments - music by Vaclav Nelhybel, narrated by Alexander Semmler (1959) CD

The Orchestra and Its Instruments - music by Vaclav Nelhybel, narrated by Alexander Semmler (1959) CD

  • $1799


"This item is part of the Folkways archives.  The original liner notes from the LP are included."

Based on excerpts from the music of Vaclav Nelhybel and with commentary by American composer, conductor, and pianist Alexander Semmler, The Symphony Orchestra and Its Instruments provides an analysis and presentation of the symphony orchestra in a variety of musical sound combinations. Accompanied by a 24-page booklet featuring detailed notes and musical excerpts, the recording breaks down the instruments of the orchestra into various combinations, all the while demonstrating the unique role of each instrument in the grand scheme of the score.

Tracks
1. Single Instruments - 5:56    
2. Duo to Chamber Orchestra - 16:47    
3. The Individual Groups - 8:16    
4. Special Effects - 2:53    
5. Combination of Groups - 9:10    
6. Special Recording Techniques - 3:43    
7. Conclusions - 1:49    

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