Sentence Examples

  • - The difference between decorative and symphonic instrumentation is admirably shown by Gluck.
  • To write an account of symphonic instrumentation in any detail would be like attempting a history of emotional expression; and all that we can do here is to point out that the problem which was, so to speak, shelved by the polyphonic device of the continuo, was for a long time solved only by methods which, in any hands but those of the greatest masters, were very inartistic conventions.
  • This brings us to the latest radical change effected in instrumentation, the change from symphonic to dramatic principles.
  • Bach's sonatas; then the medium itself began to suggest wider horizons and new possibilities of treatment; his position at Eisenstadt enabled him to experiment without reserve; his genius, essentially symphonic in character, found its true outlet in the opportunities of pure musical structure.
  • It is therefore not a criterion which can do justice to the principles of Wagner's non-symphonic art, for its.