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An orchestra, sometimes referred to as a concert orchestra, is a large musical ensemble containing string, brass, woodwind, and percussion instruments.
a damm lot! in an average orchestra there is about 100 players :) xoxo mimi girl
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no, she is not.
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All instruments in the woodwind family are important. The most popular are flute, clarinet, and alto sax. These usually have the melody. The oboe, bassoon, tenor sax, bass clarinet, and bari sax are not as popular but are important. The oboe might have a part of the melody, but sometimes it doesn't.…
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try jwpepper, they have alot of arrangements if you have the cash that is.
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Joan Garcés - 67 years. See http://www.artsjournal.com/slippeddisc/2012/11/its-official-the-worlds-longest-serving-conductor-is-a-spaniard.html
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Songstress Elisse Cooper Mabel Elisse Cooper was born on August 22, 1915 in Columbia (Richland Cotton Milltown), South Carolina, USA. In 1944, Elisse married Gabe Gelinas, a sax player in the Jan Savitt Orchestra. Gabe died just 6 years later in 1950. She continued working as a songstress unt…
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Although the band ostensibly recorded Days of Future Passed with an orchestra (although the orchestral and rock parts were recorded separately), they relied on the Mellotron and later synthesisers, such as the Chamberlain and then the Roland, to replicate the orchestral sound. It was only when the…
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The harpsichord is not usually part of a modern orchestra, but it is an essential part of the baroque orchestra -- the period of Bach and Handel. In this orchestra, the harpsichordist doubles the basses and cellos with his left hand, and improvises chords with his right hand, filling in the harmony.…
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Violin- the smallest Viola- the second smallest Cello- so big you stand it on the ground Double Bass- The biggest instrument that ALSO stands on the ground to be played. Harp- (Not always used) With 47 strings!
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Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli by Michael Tippett, version of Neville Marriner, recorded in 1970, first published on the label Argo, ZRG-680
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Pierre has played trumpet in his father's orchestra on several occasions for special TV productions. However he is not a member of the orchestra.
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Yes she is the beaming smile on 2nd Violin
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The first orchestras were made up of small groups of musicians that gathered for festivals, holidays, or funerals. It was not until the 11th century that families of instruments started to appear with differences in tones and octaves. A modern orchestra is defined as a large instrumental ensemble th…
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Trans-Siberian Orchestra has two touring bands called the East and West Coast Bands. Each has some original members in it.
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The violin. It's the soprano of the strings.
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Birmingham, England.
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violins, violas, celli (cello), and bass these are the main ones but there is a first violin group and a second violin group
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Although the band "performed" with an orchestra on Days of Future Passed (in actual fact the rock and orchestral segments were recorded separately), they relkied on the Mellotron when on the road to promote their work. The first time they toured using an orchestra was after 1992's A Night at Red Roc…
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Yes, English horns are played in orchestras. There are about 3 to 4 of them, and they sit next to the oboes in an orchestra setting.
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Ann Hoboson Pilot was a master harpist in The National Symphony Orchestra in 1966.
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yes she is.Yes.
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so they are all tuned to the same pitch
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Violins! I am a keen violinist, and violins are the main instruments played in an orchestra closely followed by cellos and violas.
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If you want to know which countries have Orchestras then go to Wikipedia List_of_symphony_orchestras Orchestras are as diverse as the music they perform, from opera and classical to modern jazz and movie themes. An orchestra is an ancient art form that started with small groups of musicians more th…
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it depends the music piece not all orchestras are made the same way, E.G some orchestras can be only strings, like a string quaret.
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Well, the stringed instruments in an orchestra are the violin, cello, viola, and bass. The violins are often broken up into two sections: first violins and second violins. A string orchestra is composed of these five sections (first violin, second violin, viola, cello, and bass), while a full orc…
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no. death metal consists of elaborate guitar sequences, fast pace drumming including double base, and screaming/ singing from the vocals
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I think that the orchestra was smaller and less grand then and now it is awesome.
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Yes it can its very useful for the Latin and South American Feeling
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The orchestra has had different instruments!
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I believe it was his daughter - I've forgotten her name, sorry.
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Swiss conductor Beat Raaflaub is 70 years old (birthdate: August 19, 1946).
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US conductor Gerard Schwarz is 69 years old (birthdate: August 19, 1947).
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the number especifies how many instruments is the score written for, the first four shows the windwoods: flute, oboe, clarinet and basson, the last four are for the brasses: horns, trumpets, trombon, tuba.Usually after thas the information indicates percusion and strings
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Id say somebody involved in or planning the TSO business certainly is. I just went to a concert for the first time. Ive always liked their music but never knew anything about them or saw them live. What I saw in their performance disturbed me very much! Hidden messages were taking Christ right out o…
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You are to be polite, not do anything to disturb others, don't say anything above a whisper. Clap when others clap. Act "uptight" basically.
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Violins, Violas, Bass, Chello, Gutiar
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Yes, she sung in the Montreal symphonic orchestra chamber choir
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No it can not
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Trans-Siberian Orchestra consists of an East Coast band, and a West Coast band. To cover the entire United States over the holiday season, they play two shows a day, at two different venues.
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No, there are stories of composers such as Jean-Baptiste Lully, living in the mid 1600s, who were known to conduct ensembles - nearly 200 years before Mendelssohn.
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There is no specific answer to this question as it depends on the nature of the music being played and the context within which it is being played. In a general sense:a baroque work will have 1 bass in the context of an orchestra of 10-15.a classical work will have 2-4 basses in the context of an or…
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There is only one official Trans-Siberian Orchestra. However, they have a massive group of "revolvin" musicians that tour with them in the winter so they are able to tour with two bands which they call Trans-Siberian Orchestra East and West.Like -the trans-sylvan-orchestra
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the orchestra is laid out like this because the string family comared to the percission family are a lot higher in picth.this is the orchestra prdictied:the string familythe woodwindthe brassand the pecussion
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The Violin, Viola, Cello, and Bass all have "A" strings, so picking the note "A" as the tuning note allows all of the string instruments in the orchestra to have a common reference point. The violin and bass do not have a "C" string.
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ELO never actually recorded the single 'oh oh oh it's magi'c - It was an original hit for the group 'Pilot' in 1974. ELO DID record a single 'strange magic' in 1976.
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A standard orchestra uses pairs of flutes, oboes, clarinets, and bassoons.
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An orchestra has violins, violas, and cellos, and a symphonic band doesn't.
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I assume you mean Teun. Teun plays the flute and in some songs like the Rose he plays a penny whistle.
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Orchestral music was formed in late 18th century and early 19th century.
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Usually eight players, with two each on flute, oboe, clarinet, and bassoon.
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The harp is not a common member of the symphony orchestra, as it is played mainly as a solo instrument. The solo capabilities and effects created by the harp are rarely heard within an orchestra.
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It's possible, but not common, for a traditional orchestra to have more than 100 players.
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Usually it's the principal oboe. In case of a piano concerto, the orchestra will tune to the piano.
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on the 15th march :)
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A persion orchestra is an orchestra with the orchestra having only percussion intruments includingMaleltsDrumsBase drumsCymboland other stuff
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It's part of the woodwind section, and is covered by the 3rd chair flute.
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There is a single player mode in this game that is designed mainly for practice.  
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A full symphony generally has 30 violins.
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A chamber orchestra
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A single string instrument isn't especially loud, so a larger section is needed for proper balance.
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In a typical orchestra, zero. None.
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As far as I know its, Piano, Bass, Drums, Guitar, Trumpet 1, Trumpet 2, and Tenor Sax
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Usually it's the principal/first chair violin, also known as the concertmaster.
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because they cant play properly
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Music became more complex and required someone to lead it.
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There are two main reasons. First is that percussion instruments are generally loud, and would cover up other sections. Second is that percussionists are often responsible for more than one part in a piece, and frequently have to be able to move from one instrument to another.
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In score order: Piccolo, Flutes (up to 2 parts normally), Oboe (up to 2 parts normally), English Horn, Clarinet in Eb, Bb Soprano Clarinet (up to 3 parts normally), Bass Clarinet (normally 1 part but you occasionally will see 2 parts), Bassoon (up to 2 parts normally), and Contrabassoon (not in ever…
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No, a saxophone isn't considered an orchestra instrument because it's almost never used in orchestra.
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there called "the kitchen" because the instraments can make kitchen like noises
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Violin, viola, cello, and bass
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So hE could play first bass
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Bands don't have a string section if they are classed as brass, silver or marching band. If they are a "dance band" similar to that we see in the period of Glen Miller then they would have had double bass
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Most orchestral pieces use two or three TRUMPETS, but only a handful specifically call for cornets.
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The English horn in an orchestra is next to the oboes.
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The earliest known orchestral part specifically for the instrument is in the Vienna version of Niccolò Jommelli's opera Ezio dating from 1749.
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Yes, you can seat the cellists in the middle of the orchestra, but they're usually seated to the side.
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