A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
SENFONİ ORKESTRASININ KISA TARİHÇESİ

Author : Ganire HÜSEYNOVA
Number of pages : 125-131

Abstract

Abstract Formation of a symphony orchestra have been developing for the centuries. It sets the foundation in opera and church music groups during the XV-XVII centuries. From the middle of the 18th century, the development of polyphonic forms and instrumental concerto led the composers to desire to express a colorful orchestral timbre in a greater extent. Basically the development of the orchestra continued in two ways. On one side the structure of the orchestra expanded by including the new instruments. On the other hand, the sound capabilities within the orchestra also has been enriched and by that the musical texture is expressed more clearly. The origins of a conductor’s art the main artist of the orchestra is also could be observed since the very ancient times. In the ancient and medieval world the condacting of chorus is often performed with the hands and fingers. With the development of polyphony and increasing of orchestral music’s complexity in the 15th century, for a more

Keywords

Orchestra, conductor, baton, instruments

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