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If I want to analyse an orchestral score...


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... harmonically and contrapuntally (and ignore the orchestration - except maybe where it becomes a factor in eliminating repetition or something else that's permitted because it's orchestrated that wouldn't be okay in some other contexts), is my best bet to get a piano arrangement from, say, IMSLP and study that?

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I guess I'm a little spoiled. My college's library is helpful with that problem. haha. I forget other people don't live across the street from one of the largest music libraries in the world. #sorry

Yeah, you're spoiled indeed :toothygrin: .

What library are you speaking about? And what kind of 'wonders' can you find there?

PD. It's very hard to try and reduce an orchestral 20th century piece into piano by ear only...

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