Orchestral Instrumentation Formula

Flute Oboe Clarinet Bassoon - Horn Trumpet Trombone Tuba - Timpani+Perc - Harp, Keyboards – strings (number of players, if applicable)

Ex: 2 2 2 2 – 4 3 3 1 – T+3 – hp, pf – str (7 6 4 4 3)

perc: bd, cym, tri
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Wind Ensemble Instrumentation Formula

Flute Oboe Clarinet Bassoon – Soprano Sax, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Bari Sax (if applicable) –Horn Trumpet Trombone Tuba – Euphonium (if applicable) – Timpani+Perc – Harp, Keyboards – strings (if applicable)

Ex: 2 2 2 2 – ssx, 2asx, tsx – 4 3 3 1 – 2 euph – T+3 – pf - db

perc: glock, vibes, sus cym
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Notes on Doubling: Auxiliary instruments are listed within brackets after the number of players. A dot separates one player from another. A slash indicates doubling.

Ex: 3[1.2.pic] 2[1.2/Eh] 3[1.2.bcl] 2 - 4 3 3 1 - T - str

 

For a list of abbreviations, click here: Abbreviations

2009-09-03


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