Sound Orchestra: Ensemble Development for String or Full Orchestra provides a comprehensive and clear approach to developing ensemble performance skills at the intermediate through advanced level with the goal of improving technical facility and musicianship in the string or full orchestra. This method focuses on improving an ensemble's tone quality, intonation, and technique with 270 exercises grouped by key signature, including chorales and orchestral themes, that students will find both a joy and challenge to work through.
Sound Orchestra thoroughly complements performance music for string or full orchestra by isolating and reinforcing each ensemble concept, focusing on improving blend, balance, phrasing, pitch accuracy, and articulation. Additional features: Percussion parts are included * Violin 3 book that replicates the viola book is available * Optional piano and saxophone parts are included * Teacher’s scores are available for string orchestra or full orchestra * For intermediate through advanced string orchestra alone, full orchestra, or string orchestra with any combination of wind and percussion players.
Written by By Bob Phillips, Peter Boonshaft, Chris Bernotas, Jim Palmer, and David Pope, this addition to the revolutionary Sound Innovations series will help your students create beautiful music.