Principles of Music Composing IX: Orchestra as a Phenomenon | 2009


This publication has been compiled from the scientific reports made at the 9th international music theory conference Principles of Music Composing: Orchestra as a Phenomenon held on April 20–24, 2009 in Vilnius. The organizers of the conference – the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre and the Lithuanian Composers’ Union.
Fifteen reports included in this publication were made by musicologists and composers from six countries (Norway, Russia, Austria, Greece, France, and Lithuania).
The greatest number of speakers responded to the following three subthemes:
1. Orchestral conceptions. Timbre possibilities of orchestra;
2. Orchestra as a cultural tradition;
3. Historical signs in the evolution of orchestra.


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