Orchestration Challenges

ALL ABOUT challenges

? = strings only • ? = woodwinds only • ? = brass only • △ = percussion only

Compose a short piece of music (1-2 minutes) that is all about…

…tremolo
…block chords
…glissando
…slashing chords atop a gentle, murmuring undercurrent
…counterpoint
…contrast of unisons, octaves, and chords
…hocket and antiphony
…that bass, no treble
…double notes and sudden pauses
…cluster harmony
…jazz harmony
…sul pont & sforzando ?
…shaking and trembling (like this)  ?
…contrast of pizz & arco ?
…scrubbing on the low strings of each instrument ?
…key clicks and timbral trills ?
…contrast of mute types ?