One interesting idea that I just read about that I want to share with you all is on how to orchestrate the closed fifth cluster.
To remind, the structure of the closed fifth cluster is a major or minor triad in root position with an extra note added a perfect fourth below the melody note.
The orchestration revolves around the idea of separating between two orchestral families.
In other words, try having the three notes that form the major/minor triad from one instrumental family in your orchestration while having the extra tone of the cluster come from a completely different instrument.
Not only will this create a variety and blend in the timbre, but it will also make the “cluster” sound become more pronounced.
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