COMMON PROBLEMS IN ORCHESTRATION
by Professor Alan Belkin
Lesson 1E - Transcribing a Piano Accompaniment
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Comments from Professor Belkin on Example No. 1E
This version builds on the previous one.
- the bass is now pizzicato. This lightens the low register still more, while nevertheless marking the bass line.
- the first violins are now divided into two parts. As with the violas, writing them in 2 parts makes them less melodic.
This is a professional level realisation, but it could be still more refined ...
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©Alan Belkin, 2006