A list of solo instruments from (mostly) A New Hope, useful for orchestrators, composers, and orchestra fans.
My saxophone quartet Motion Lines was premiered by the renowned PRISM Quartet during their Brandeis residency.
I know what you’re thinking:
“Why doesn’t it get boring?”
Some have taken an a mathematical approach to this question. Although these answers demonstrate a raw numerical reason, they offer little musical insight.
The problem is that their premise — “only 12 notes” — is a lie.