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Composition

  • Craft of Musical Composition - Theoretical Part - Book 1
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    Craft of Musical Composition - Theoretical Part - Book 1

    Originally published in the 1940s, Paul Hindemith's remakable textbooks are still the outstanding works of their kind. In contrast to many musical ...

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  • Musical Composition: Craft and Art
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    Musical Composition: Craft and Art

    by Alan Belkin This essential introduction to the art and craft of musical composition is designed to familiarize beginning composers with principl...

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  • Schoenberg Fundamentals of Musical Composition
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    Schoenberg Fundamentals of Musical Composition

    A classic that represents the culmination of over 40 years in Schoenberg's life devoted to the teaching of musical principles to students and compo...

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  • Structural Functions in Music
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    Structural Functions in Music

    This brilliant inquiry into tonal, textural, and rhythmic structures in music, filled with original formulations and provocative ideas, has become ...

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  • Anatomy of a Song
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    Anatomy of a Song

    Every great song has a fascinating backstory. In Anatomy of a Song, based on the ongoing Wall Street Journal column, writer and music historian Mar...

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    A Listener's Guide to Free Improvisation

    Improvisation rattles some listeners. Maybe they’re even suspicious of it. John Coltrane’s saxophonic flights of fancy, Jimi Hendrix’s feedback dre...

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  • Orchestration
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    Orchestration

    "For its time the most comprehensive treatment of the subject." — New Grove Dictionary of Music and MusiciansBefore the 17th century, composers sel...

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  • The Technique of Orchestration 6th edition
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    The Technique of Orchestration 6th edition

    Kent Kennan / Donald Grantham   Designed primarily as a text for beginning orchestration courses, but includes material for advanced study and may ...

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  • Composer's Guide to Game Music
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    Composer's Guide to Game Music

    Winner of the Global Music Award Gold Medal for an exceptional book in the field of music · Winner of the National Indie Excellence Book Award · Wi...

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  • A Course of Counterpoint and Fugue Vol. 1
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    A Course of Counterpoint and Fugue Vol. 1

    Excerpt from Contents BOOK I — COUNTERPOINT I. Introduction Preliminary Notions Concords which may be used in strict Counterpoint Discords to be em...

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    Counterpoint in Composition

    'Counterpoint in Composition' began life not as a book, but as a collection of examples from the literature. Dr. Salzer and Dr. Schachter assembled...

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  • Musical Composition in the Twentieth Century
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    Musical Composition in the Twentieth Century

    This new book builds on Whittall's Music since the First World War. It updates and reshapes the original text and places it in the wider context of...

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  • Jazz Arranging & Composing
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    Jazz Arranging & Composing

    A Linear Approach By Bill Dobbins Book & CD Many different possibilities for harmonizing the same melody are illustrated and analyzed, using te...

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  • Genesis Of A Music An Account Of A Creative Work, Its Roots, And Its Fulfillments, Second Edition
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    Genesis Of A Music An Account Of A Creative Work, Its Roots, And Its Fulfillments, Second Edition

    by Harry Partch Among the few truly experimental composers in our cultural history, Harry Partch’s life (1901-1974) and music embody most com...

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  • Music, Lyrics, and Life A Field Guide for the Advancing Songwriter
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    Music, Lyrics, and Life A Field Guide for the Advancing Songwriter

    Author: Mike Errico Here is the songwriting class you always wish you'd taken, taught by the professor you always wish you'd had. It's a deep dive...

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  • Music Composition for Dummies (2ND ed.)
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    Music Composition for Dummies (2ND ed.)

    Jarrett, Scott (Author), Day, Holly (Author) You can hum it, but can you write it down? When most people think of a composer, they picture a bew...

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  • The Elements of Song Craft The Contemporary Songwriter's Usage Guide to Writing Songs That Last
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    The Elements of Song Craft The Contemporary Songwriter's Usage Guide to Writing Songs That Last

    Publisher: Backbeat Books Author: Billy Seidman An effective new songwriting vocabulary supported by ASCAP, BMI, and SESAC! The Elements of S...

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  • The Art of Songwriting
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    The Art of Songwriting

    “What most songwriting guides won’t tell you is that success as a songwriter – however you define it – is as much about how you live your life and ...

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    Counterpoint: Strict And Free: Additional Exercises, Melodies, And Unfigured Basses For Harmonizing

    This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is...

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  • A Course of Counterpoint and Fugue Vol. 2
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    A Course of Counterpoint and Fugue Vol. 2

    A COURSE OF COUNTERPOINT AND FUGUE, VOL. 2 By L. CherubiniContents EXAMPLES ON FUGUE WITH A PERPETUAL ANALYSIS 1. Strict Fugue in Two Parts 2. Ton...

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  • Schoenberg Models for Beginners In Composition
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    Types Of Musical Form & Composition: 50-Ready-To-Use Activities For Grades 3-9

    Audrey Adair Each of 7 illustrated units focus on one area and provides 50 reproducible worksheets, a handy teacher's guide, progress chart, and m...

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  • Writing for the Orchestra
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    Writing for the Orchestra

    Merton Shatzkin Comprehensive in scope, this text covers the basics as well as the refinements of writing for the symphony orchestra, the band, and...

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  • A Composer's Insight, Volume 1: Thoughts, Analysis and Commentary on Contemporary Masterpieces for Wind Band
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    A Composer's Insight, Volume 1: Thoughts, Analysis and Commentary on Contemporary Masterpieces for Wind Band

    A Composer's Insight, Volume 1 with a foreword by Michael Colgrass is the first in a five-volume series on major contemporary composers and their w...

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