Shaw, Lowell – Fripperies, Vol. 1, Nos. $ Fripperies, Volume 1, Numbers – Lowell E. Shaw. For Four Horns. $ Publisher – The Hornists Nest. Add to basket. The Fripperies are short, light-hearted pieces, intended to give the horn quartet the opportunity to play in various styles. They were originally. Fripperies, Vol. 7 (Nos. ) – Horn Quartet. Usually ships in weeks. Fripperies, Vol. 6 (Nos. ) – Horn Quartet. Usually ships in weeks. Fripperies.
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In the third example, we have a rather extreme use of the system.
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The first set of numbers before the dash represent the Woodwinds. The second example is common for a concert band or wind ensemble piece. Typically, orchestra scores have the tuba linked to euphonium, but it does happen where Trombone is the principal instead.
The Beethoven example is typical of much Classical and early Romantic fare. There is no low brass.
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In this case, the winds are all doubled 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets and 2 bassoonsand there are two each horns and trumpets. Note also that the separate euphonium part is attached to trombone with a plus sign.
Note the inclusion of the saxes after bassoon for this band work. Thus a double reed quartet of 2 oboes, english horn and bassoon will look like this:.
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Example 2 fripperis Jones: Thus a double reed quartet of 2 oboes, english horn and bassoon will look like this: It consists of the forces Letters that are duplicated as in A in this example indicate multiple parts. The system used above is standard in the orchestra music field. The first number stands for Flutethe second for Oboethe third for Clarinetthe fourth for Bassoonand the fifth separated from the woodwinds by a dash is for Horn.
Beethoven Symphony No 1 in C, op 21 [2,2,2,2,0,0, tymp, ]. For orchestral music, saxes are at the end see Saxophones below. The first number stands for Violinthe second for Violahron third for Celloand the fourth for Double Bass. Whenever this occurs, we will hornn the first four digits with commas for clarity. While this instrumentation has come to be common, it is still not “Standard” as many Brass Hodn use very different forces, most often with more Horns than PJBE.
The numbers represent only distinct parts, not the number of copies of a part.
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This is a special instrumentation adopted and perfected by the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble. Contains numbers 25 through 28 of the set. Strings are a standard configuration 4 first violin, 4 second violin, 3 viola, 2 cello, 2 bass. Multiples, if any, are not fripprries in this system. Titles with no bracketed numbers are assumed to use “Standard Instrumentation. The bracketed numbers tell you how many of each instrument are in the ensemble.
Percussion is abbreviated following the brass. Strings are represented with a series of five digits representing the quantity of each part first violin, second violin, viola, cello, bass.
Following many of the titles in our String Ensemble catalog, you will see a set of four numbers enclosed in square brackets, as in this example:.
The bracketed numbers tell you the precise instrumentation of the ensemble. Example 1 – Beethoven: String Instrumentation Codes Following many of the titles in our String Ensemble catalog, you will see a set of four numbers enclosed in square brackets, as in this example: Following many of the titles in our Brass Ensemble fdipperies, you will see a frippedies of five numbers enclosed in square brackets, as in this example:.
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This is standard orchestral nomenclature. View Shopping Cart Woodwind Instrumentation Codes Following many of the titles in our Wind Ensemble catalog, you will see a set of numbers enclosed in square brackets, as in this example:.
Other Required and Solo parts follow the strings:. Other Required and Solo parts follow the strings: In addition, there are often doublings in the Trumpet section – Piccolo and Flugelhorn being the most common.
Sometimes frippereis are instruments in the ensemble other than those shown above. Thus, this string quartet is for 2 Violas and 2 Cellos, rather than the usual Saxophoneswhen included in orchestral music they rarely are will be shown in the “other instrument” location after strings and before the soloist, if any.
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Titles listed in our catalog without bracketed numbers are assumed to use “Standard Instrumentation.