I'm new to orchestration and need help with this.
I'm not composing anything, just transcribing an orchestra from a game.
I can't tell the difference between violin 2 and viola. I don't know who to assign the passages to. Violin 1, cello, and bass were easy to identify. Secondly if I'm hearing it correctly, either the violin 2 or the viola section is playing a 3rd interval diad chord while the other is playing some other notes.
Secondly, is it possible to divide a section? I get the feeling it doesn't sound good since the sound signature drastically changes due to the fact that you're lowering the number of instruments for that note(s). Plus you can't play chords when bowing. But I am hearing a diad chord which is