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1

auric uses

a standard sized symphony orchestra with extra tuned percussion

2

tuned percussion instruments

are often used to double melody lines - celeste bar 55 doubles the piccolo

3

tubular bells

are used to represent church bells in bar 31

4

timpani and clash cymbals

are reserved for climax points - bar 49

5

full use is

made of strings - bar 7

6

strings often sued

for 'chugging' chords - bar 31

or repeated octaves bar 13

7

pizzicato

used in bar 11

8

a divided viola

section plays a low tremolo at bar 52

9

brass instruments

often alternate with the strings

trombones answered antiphonally by strings in bars 36-7

10

trills

there are woodwind and string trills in bar 1

woodwind grace notes bar 9

11

fanfare

there are trumpet fanfare figure bar 1 and muted trumpet is used in bar 41