Choral & Classroom

Choral Definitions and Abbreviations

Accompaniment CDs

ShowTrax CD - includes a full performance of the primary voicing and an accompaniment only track

VoiceTrax CD - includes a full performance of the primary voicing, accompaniment only and part-predominant tracks for each voice part of each voicing

ChoirTrax CD - includes a full performance of the primary voicing and an accompaniment only track

Choral Instrumental Abbreviations

In some publications orchestral instrumentation appears in score order as follows:

flute, oboe, clarinet, sax, bassoon/horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba/percussion/harp, keyboard/ violin 1, violin 2, viola, cello, doublebass)

For instance, (20101/2211/2/10/88422) would indicate 2 flutes, 1 clarinet, 1 bassoon, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 1 trombone, 1 tuba, 2 percussion parts, 1 harp, 8 violin 1, 8 violin 2, 4 viola, 2 cello, 2 doublebass.

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acl
alto clarinet
afl
alto flute
asx
alto saxophone
b
bass
bar
baritone
bcl
bass clarinet
bd
bass drum
bgtr
bass guitar
bn
bassoon
bsx
baritone saxophone
btbn
bass trombone
bel
bells
cbn
contrabassoon
cel
celesta
chm
chimes
cl
clarinet
cym
cymbals
db
double bass
dm
drum
ebcl
E-flat clarinet
egtr
electric guitar
fl
flute
flg
flugelhorn
flu
flugelhorn
gtr
guitar
hn
horn
hp
harp
hpd
harpsichord
ob
oboe
org
organ
perc
percussion
pic
piccolo
sc
score
sd
snare drum
ssx
soprano saxophone
syn
synthesizer
tamb
tambourine
tba
tuba
tbn
trombone
timp
timpani
tpt
trumpet
tsx
tenor saxophone
va
viola
vc
cello
vn
violin
xy
xylophone
xyl
xylophone