Yehudi Menuhin ‎– Instruments Of The Orchestra

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Violin
A1 String Orchestra - Air From Suite No. 3 In D
Composed By – Bach*Orchestra – Bath Festival Chamber Orchestra
A2 Open Strings And Compass-Scales
Violin – Yehudi Menuhin
A3 Crescendo And Diminuendo (Selection Of Chaconne From Bach's Suite No. 4 In D Minor)
Composed By – Bach*Violin – Yehudi Menuhin
Methods Of Bowing:
Violin – Yehudi Menuhin
A4.a Saltellato (Coda From Sarasate's Habanera)
A4.b Martellato (Bourrée From Bach's Partita In G Minor)
A4.c Tremolo (Song Of The Volga Boatmen)
A4.d Col Legno
A5 Double Stopping (Drink To Me Only)
Violin – Yehudi MenuhinWritten-By – Traditional
A6 Muted Strings (Mozart's Concerto In G Major, K.216)
Violin – Yehudi Menuhin
A7 Harmonics (A) Natural, (B) Artificial
Violin – Yehudi Menuhin
A8 Pizzicato (Nel Cor Più Non Mi Sento)
Composed By – Paganini*Violin – Yehudi Menuhin
A9 Sound Of Violin Section Of Full Orchestra (Finale, Symphony No. 1)
Composed By – Brahms*Conductor – Rudolf KempeOrchestra – Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra*
Viola
A10 Open Strings Of Violin Followed By Open Strings And Compass Of Viola
Viola – Yehudi Menuhin
A11 Tone Quality (Opening Of 2nd Movement Of Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante, K.364)
Composed By – Mozart*Viola – Yehudi Menuhin
A12 Sound Of The Viola Section (Finale, Brandenburg Concerto No. 6)
Composed By – Bach*Orchestra – Bath Festival Chamber Orchestra
Cello
A13 Open Strings And Compass Of Cello In Comparison With Open Strings Of Viola
Cello – Anthony Pini
A14 Melody In Low Register (From 1st Movement Of Schubert's Unfinished Symphony)
Cello – Anthony PiniComposed By – Schubert*
A15 Melody In High Register (From Weber's Invitation To The Dance)
Cello – Anthony PiniComposed By – Weber*
A16 Muted Strings (From Same Work)
Cello – Anthony PiniComposed By – Weber*
A17 Harmonics
Cello – Anthony Pini
A18 Sound Of Cello With Orchestra (From Opening Of 3rd Movement Of Brahm's Piano Concerto No. 2)
Composed By – Brahms*Conductor – Sir Adrian BoultOrchestra – Philharmonia Orchestra
A19 Sound Of Cello Section (Recapitulation Of 1st Movement Of Schubert's Unfinished Symphony)
Composed By – Schubert*Conductor – Paul KletzkiOrchestra – Royal Philharmonic Orchestra*
Double Bass
A20 Open Strings And Compass Of Double Bass In Comparison With Open Strings Of Cello
Double Bass – Edmund Chesterman
A21 Pizzicato (From Sing For You Supper)
Double Bass – Edmund ChestermanOrchestra – Frank Cordell And His Orchestra*
A22 Sound Of Double Bass Playing Bass Part (Scherzo From Beethoven's Fifth Symphony)
Composed By – Beethoven*Double Bass – Edmund Chesterman
A23 Full Orchestra Playing Same Passage
Conductor – André CluytensOrchestra – Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra*
Harp
A24.a Compass - 47 Strings, Plucked
Harp – Renata Scheffel-Stein
A24.b Chords (With Pedal Changes)
Harp – Renata Scheffel-Stein
A24.c Whole-Tone Scale (Sons Étouffés)
Harp – Renata Scheffel-Stein
A24.d Prés De La Table (Near The Soundboard)
Harp – Renata Scheffel-Stein
A25 Glissando
Harp – Renata Scheffel-Stein
A26 Harmonics
Harp – Renata Scheffel-Stein
A27 Solo (Capriccio Espagnol)
Composed By – Rimsky-Korsakov*Harp – Renata Scheffel-Stein
Flute
A28 Primitive Whistle (Actual Instrument)
Flute – Geoffrey Gilbert
A29 Scale Passage Showing Compass Of Flute
Flute – Geoffrey Gilbert
Tone Quality
A30.a Low Register
Flute – Geoffrey Gilbert
A30.b High Register (From Bizet's Carmen)
Composed By – Bizet*Conductor – Sir Thomas BeechamOrchestra – French National Radio Orchestra*
A31 Three Flutes Playing Together (Dance Of The Flutes From Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite)
Composed By – Tchaikovsky*Conductor – Efrem KurtzOrchestra – Philharmonia Orchestra
Piccolo
A32 Scale Passage Showing Compass (From Danse Chinoise, Nutcracker Suite)
Composed By – Tchaikovsky*Piccolo Flute – Geoffrey Gilbert
A33 Extract From Rossini's Semiramide Overture
Conductor – Sir Thomas BeechamOrchestra – Royal Philharmonic Orchestra*
Clarinet
A34 Compass Of Instrument
Clarinet – Jack Brymer
Tone Quality
A35.a Low Register (Opening Of Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5)
Composed By – Tchaikovsky*Conductor – Constantin SilvestriOrchestra – Philharmonia Orchestra
A35.b High Register (From Mendelssohn's Overture Fingal's Cave)
Composed By – Mendelssohn*Conductor – Sir Eugene GoossensOrchestra – Royal Philharmonic Orchestra*
A36 Comparison Of Flute And Clarinet (Blue Bird Variation From Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty)
Composed By – Tchaikovsky*Conductor – Efrem KurtzOrchestra – Philharmonia Orchestra
A37 Music For 2 Clarinets Playing In Different Registers (Trio, 3rd Movement Of Mozart's Symphony No. 39)
Clarinet – Jack Brymer, Walter LearComposed By – Mozart*
Bass Clarinet
A38 Compass Of Instrument
Bass Clarinet – Walter Lear
A39 Solo From Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy, Nutcracker Suite
Bass Clarinet – Walter LearConductor – Efrem KurtzOrchestra – Philharmonia Orchestra
A40 Same Phrase With Celeste Added
Oboe
A41 Sound Of Reed Alone
Oboe – Terence MacDonagh
A42 Compass
Oboe – Terence MacDonagh
A43 Quick Passage (From Hornpipe By Purcell)
Composed By – Purcell*Oboe – Terence MacDonagh
Two Characteristic Solo Passages
A44.a From Act 2, Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake
Composed By – Tchaikovsky*Conductor – Efrem KurtzOrchestra – Philharmonia Orchestra
A44.b From Schubert's Great C Major Symphony
Composed By – Schubert*Conductor – Rafael KubelikOrchestra – Royal Philharmonic Orchestra*
Cor Anglais
A45 Oboe Compass Followed By Scale Of Cor Anglais
Cor Anglais – Terence MacDonagh
A46 Melody From Slow Movement Of Dvořak's New World Symphony
Composed By – Dvořak*Conductor – Rudolf KempeOrchestra – Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra*
Bassoon
B1 Compass
Bassoon – Gwydion Brooke
B2 Staccato Playing (From Symphony No. 4)
Bassoon – Gwydion BrookeComposed By – Beethoven*
Tone Quality
B3.a High Register (From Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade)
Bassoon – Gwydion BrookeComposed By – Rimsky-Korsakov*
B3.b Low Register (From Bizet's Carmen)
Composed By – Bizet*Conductor – Sir Thomas BeechamOrchestra – French National Radio Orchestra*
Double Or Contra Bassoon
B4 Lowest Notes Compared With Bottom Notes Of Bassoon
Bassoon – Kenneth Cooper
B5 Typical Double Bassoon Part (Brahms' Symphony No. 1, Finale)
Bassoon – Kenneth CooperComposed By – Brahms*
B6 Full Orchestra Playing Same Passage
Composed By – Brahms*Conductor – Rudolf KempeOrchestra – Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra*
Trumpet
Open Notes:
Trumpet – David Mason (2)
B7.a Harmonic Series In B Flat
B7.b Harmonic Series In A
B8 Natural Trumpet Solo (Overture, Leonora No. 3)
Composed By – Beethoven*Trumpet – David Mason (2)
B9 Valve Trumpet (Ballerina's Dance From Petrouchka)
Composed By – Stravinsky*Trumpet – David Mason (2)
B10 Two Trumpets In Full Orchestra (From Tchaikovsky's Romeo And Juliet Overture)
Composed By – Tchaikovsky*Conductor – Artur RodzinskiOrchestra – Royal Philharmonic Orchestra*
Mute Effects
Trumpet – David Mason (2)
B11.a Without Mute
B11.b With Ordinary 'Straight' Mute
B11.c With Cup Mute
B11.d With Wow-wow Mute
B12 Two Muted Trumpets With Full Orchestra (Bartók's Concerto For Orchestra)
Composed By – Bartók*Conductor – Rafael KubelikOrchestra – Royal Philharmonic Orchestra*
Trombone
B13 Compass
Trombone [Tenor] – Evan Watkins
B14 Glissando
Trombone [Tenor] – Evan Watkins
B15 Mute
Trombone [Tenor] – Evan Watkins
Tone Quality Of 2 Tenor Trombones And A Bass Trombone In The Orchestra
B16.a Mazurka From Delibes' Coppélia Ballet
Composed By – Delibes*Conductor – Robert Irving (2)Orchestra – Philharmonia Orchestra
B16.b Tannhäuser Overture
Composed By – Wagner*Conductor – Rudolf KempeOrchestra – Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra*
Horn
B17 Opening Of Delibres' Coppélia Ballet
Conductor – Rudolf KempeOrchestra – Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra*
B18 Compass
Horn – James Brown (10)
B19 Open Notes Followed By Stopped Notes
Horn – James Brown (10)
B20 Cuivré ('Brassy') Effects
Horn – James Brown (10)
B21 Music For 3 Natural (Valveless) Horns (Trio From 3rd Movement Of Eroica Symphony)
Composed By – Beethoven*Conductor – Rudolf KempeOrchestra – Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra*
B22 Ease Of Playing Melodies With Valve Horns (2nd Movement Of Symphony No. 5)
Composed By – Tchaikovsky*Conductor – Constantin SilvestriOrchestra – Philharmonia Orchestra
B23 Valve Horn With Characteristic Horn Tune (From Till Eulenspiegel)
Composed By – Richard StraussHorn – James Brown (10)
Tuba
B24 Compass
Tuba – John Wilson (42)
B25 Tone Quality (Meistersinger Overture)
Composed By – Richard WagnerTuba – John Wilson (42)
B26 Tone Quality ('Bydlo' From Pictures At An Exhibition)
Composed By – Mussorgsky*Conductor – Sir Eugene GoossensOrchestra – Royal Philharmonic Orchestra*
Saxophone
B27 Compass
Saxophone – Walter Lear
B28 Tone Quality Of Alto Saxophone (Prelude From Bizet's L'Arlésienne)
Composed By – Bizet*Conductor – Sir Thomas BeechamOrchestra – Royal Philharmonic Orchestra*
Timpani
B29 Three Drums
Timpani – James Bradshaw
B30 Pedal Glissando
Timpani – James Bradshaw
B31 Opening Of March To The Scaffold (From Symphonie Fantastique)
Composed By – Berlioz*Timpani – James Bradshaw
Bass Drum
B32 Roll And Single Strokes
Side Drum
B33 Rolls And Single Strokes
Cymbals
B34 Clashes
B35 Suspended And Played With A Drum Stick ; A Roll ppp To fff
B36 Edges Brushed Against Each Other
Triangle
B37 Single Stroke And Roll
Tam-Tam
B38 Rolls And Crashes
Tambourine
B39 Hit And Shaken
B40 Played Against Knee
B41 Finger Trill
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B42 Castanets
B43 Whip
Latin-American Instruments:
B44 Maracas
B45 Gourd
B46 Claves
Instruments Of Definite Pitch:
B47 Xylophone
B48 Vibraphone
B49 Glockenspiel
B50 Tubular Bells
Celeste
B51 Tone Quality (Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy From Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite)
Celesta – Leslie PearsonComposed By – Tchaikovsky*

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Housed in a 7.5" hinged cardboard box with a 4-panel paper insert and a 72 page booklet.
This is the second edition revised and brought up to date.

© S.P.A.D.E.M. Paris 1976

(EMI recording first published 1961)
℗ Oxford University Press 1977

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 9 780193 213524
  • Rights Society: S.P.A.D.E.M.
  • Other (ISBN): 0-19-321352-4

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CLP 1523 Yehudi Menuhin Instruments Of The Orchestra(LP, Mono) His Master's Voice CLP 1523 UK 1961 Sell This Version
CLP 1653 Yehudi Menuhin Instruments Of The Orchestra(LP, Mono) His Master's Voice CLP 1653 UK Unknown Sell This Version
CSD 1417, CSD.1417 Yehudi Menuhin Instruments Of The Orchestra(LP, RE) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice CSD 1417, CSD.1417 UK Unknown Sell This Version
7243 5 65720 2 7, CDM01 Yehudi Menuhin Instruments Of The Orchestra(CD, Album, RM) EMI Classics, EMI Classics 7243 5 65720 2 7, CDM01 UK & Europe 1995 Sell This Version
CSD 1417, CSD.1417 Yehudi Menuhin Instruments Of The Orchestra(LP) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice CSD 1417, CSD.1417 UK 1961 Sell This Version

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