What Are Orchestral Excerpts and Where Can I Get Some?

Sections of major orchestral works which are written for a particular instrument are called excerpts. When performing a major piece in an orchestra, you may have to count measures rest for many minutes and eventually get to the “meat” of the part far down the road. These short, yet vitally important fragments of a composition can be extracted for easier viewing and practicing and this collection is call an Orchestral Excerpt Book. A very helpful post on the Internet can be found at this location.. Orchestral Excerpts for Trumpet Not only are you able to print off the musical example,…

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