Also called "Instrumentation" or "Voicing". A list of the instruments and/or voices required to perform a piece. Standard "catalog notation" would be: Orchestra : Woodwinds - Flutes, Oboes, Clarinets, Bassoons, (Saxes); Brass - Horns, Trumpets, Trombones, Tuba(s); (Harp, other unusual items); Soloists or Chorus; Strings: Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Cello, Bass. Example: 2-2-2-2, 4-3-2-1, hp, timp, strings. Chorus : Soli - Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Baritone ; chorus - soprano, alto, tenor, baritone Example: SATB/satb, pf or organ. Sometimes scoring is also a way of determining which player or section of the orchestra finished first.