Counterpoint #5 – Moon Dreams

This post is the second part of a series looking at the opening of Moon Dreams. For the first post in the series which focused on harmony, click here. I have purposely not included the harmonic information throughout the post. This is to allow us to focus on the counterpoint without the distraction of worrying … Continue reading Counterpoint #5 – Moon Dreams

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Orchestration #7 – Tuba B

This post continues on from the last post about Gil's use of the Tuba. Tuba Doublings Gil often doubles the tuba with other bass instruments. Typically this is to add weight and strength to the bass line and to underpin the ensemble. Doubling with Contrabass Bess, You Is My Woman Now - Bars 14 & … Continue reading Orchestration #7 – Tuba B