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Music Research - Composition: Online Resources

Gathering information on contemporary composers, compositional styles, and other wirtings.

Instrumentation / Orchestration

Instrument Studies for Eyes and Ears

An interactive guide to orchestration with information on range, register, colors, techniques, and notation practices, all demonstrated with multimedia clips. A great resource to help composers write idiomatically for specific instruments. Flash-based; works better in some browsers than others (Firefox, IE recommended).