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1 TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER 1 PREREQUISITES FOR WRITING AN ARRANGEMENT Basic Concepts Density Harmonic Definition Planning Drafting a Plan Choosing a Key Sketch Score Placement of the Instruments Presentation Rhythmic Variations Anticipation Delay Diminution and Augmentation Articulations Staccato Tenuto Accent Marcato Legato Breath Mark Fermata Typical Jazz Articulations Exercises Melodic Variations Passing Tone Neighbour Tone Double Neighbour Chord Tones Melodic Contour Exercises... 19

2 Jazz Arranging CHAPTER 2 INSTRUMENTATION Brass Trumpet (B ) Flugelhorn (B ) Tenor Trombone Bass Trombone French Horn (F) Tuba Woodwinds Piccolo (C) Flute (C) Alto Flute (G) Oboe English Horn (F) Clarinet (B ) Bass Clarinet (B ) Bassoon Saxophones Soprano Saxophone (B ) Alto Saxophone (E ) Tenor Saxophone (B ) Baritone Saxophone (E ) Strings String Section Violin Viola Cello Double Bass Bowing Bowing Techniques Effects Exercises Harp Pedals Arpeggios Pedal Changes Glissandos Effects Exercises Choir vi

3 TABLE OF CONTENTS 2.7 Rhythm Section Guitar Piano Exercises Electronic Keyboards Bass Exercises Drums Percussion Vibraphone Xylophone Marimba Glockenspiel Timpani Unpitched Instruments CHAPTER 3 PARALLEL WRITING Low Interval Limits Exercises Tension Resolution Exercises Parallel Writing Chord Tones Extensions Approaches Foreign tones Exercises Four-Part Parallel Writing Harmonizing Chord Tones Harmonizing Extensions Harmonizing Foreign Tones Exercises Harmonizing Sustained Tones Rhythmic Anticipations Options for Maj and Min Chords Options for Dom7 Chords Options for Min7 Chords Special Voicings Exercises vii

4 Jazz Arranging 3.5 Harmonizing Approaches With a Diminished Chord With a Chromatic Chord With the Dominant Chord With a Diatonic Chord With a Parallel Chord Exercises Harmonizing Consecutive Approaches Exercises Open Positions Second Voice Dropped an Octave Third Voice Dropped an Octave Second and Fourth Voices Dropped an Octave Minor Ninth Exercises Formative Evaluation 1: Four-Part Writing Tutti Trumpets in Tuttis Trombones in Tuttis Saxophones in Tuttis Exercises Two-Part Writing A Cappella Duo in Parallel Writing Acceptable Poor Resolutions Pentatonic Scale in Two-Part Writing Writing for Two Independent Voices Chromatic Lines in Writing for Two Independent Voices Duo with a Rhythm Section Inversion Exercises Three-Part Writing Principles of Three-Part Parallel Writing Special Voicings in Three-Part Writing Second Independent Voice Open Voicing in Three-Part Writing Exercises Fourths in Three-Part Writing Voicings in Three-Part Writing Exercises viii

5 TABLE OF CONTENTS 3.10 Five-Part Writing Pentatonic Scale in Five-Part Writing Exercises Approaches in Pentatonic Writing Exercises Five-Part Writing in Fourths Exercises Major Triads in the Upper Voices Use of Major Triads in the Upper Voices in Five Parts Exercises Use of Major Triads in the Upper Voices in a Tutti Exercises Formative Evaluation 2: Two-, Three-, and Five-Part Parallel Writing CHAPTER 4 COUNTERMELODIES Chorale-Style Writing Three-Part Chorale Style Exercises Four- and Five-Part Chorale Style Special Voicings Exercises Observations on Rhythm Observations on Melody and Harmony Rhythmic Decoration Exercises Melodic Decoration Tension Resolutions as Sources of Melodic Decoration Fifths and Ninths as Sources of Melodic Decoration in Dom7 Chords Exercises Chorale Style Applied to the Melody Exercises Guide Tone Lines Exercises Formative Evaluation 3: Writing Countermelodies ix

6 Jazz Arranging CHAPTER 5 SPECIAL TECHNIQUES AND REHARMONIZATION Pastel Writing Exercises Reharmonization with Major Triads Role of the Rhythm Section in Reharmonization with Major Triads Exercises Tutti in a Reharmonization with Major Triads Exercises Reharmonization Using a Chord as a Bass Line Reharmonization with Maj7 Chords Maj7 Reharmonization for Four Instruments Maj7 Reharmonization for Five Instruments Role of the Rhythm Section in Maj7 Reharmonization Voice Crossing Tutti in Maj7 Reharmonization Saxophones in a Brass Soli Harmonized with Maj7 Chords Exercises Pickups Exercises Modal Reharmonization Exercises Polytonality CHAPTER 6 LINEAR WRITING General Principle for the Formation of a Chord Scale Scale Analysis Exercises Tonal Centre Scales Maj Chord Scales Min Chord Scales Dom7 Chord Scales Min7 Chord Scales Min7( 5) Chord Scales Dim Chord Scales Other Scales Exercises Construction of Five-Note Block Chords Balance and Transparency Exercises Analyzing the Melody Harmonizing a Melody Using Linear Writing Exercises x

7 TABLE OF CONTENTS 6.7 Linear Writing for Fewer Than and More Than Five Parts Three- and Four-Part Linear Writing Structures Derived from Voicing in Fourths Exercises Linear Writing for Six or More Parts Exercises Formative Evaluation 4: Linear Writing Addendum: Mathematical Formula to Calculate the Length of an Arrangement Exercises Supplemental Exercises: Four-Part Parallel Writing ANSWER KEY Chapter Sections 1.1 to Sections 1.8 and Chapter Sections 2.1 to Section Sections 2.6 and Chapter Section Section Section Section Section Section Formative Evaluation Section Section Section Section Formative Evaluation Chapter Section Sections 4.2 to Section Section Section Formative Evaluation Chapter Section Section Sections 5.3 and Section Section xi

8 Jazz Arranging Chapter Sections 6.1 and Section Section Sections 6.5 and Section Formative Evaluation Addendum Supplemental Exercises GLOSSARY BIBLIOGRAPHY INDEX xii

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