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Composition

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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    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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  • How To Write for Percussion 2nd Edition
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    How To Write for Percussion 2nd Edition

    by Samuel Z Solomon While composers and percussionists are working more closely than ever with one another, there are few resources that address th...

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  • Composing with Constraints
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    Composing with Constraints

    100 Practical Exercises in Music Composition Jorge Variego Offers instructors a flexible model, with the ability to decide on the sequence of exer...

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  • Counterpoint in Composition
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Writing the Broadway Musical
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    Writing the Broadway Musical

    by, Arron Frankel  Brimming with advice and techniques, this essential reference for book- and songwriters clearly explains the fundamentals of the...

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  • Schoenberg Models for Beginners In Composition
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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    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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  • Take It To the Bridge
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    Take It To the Bridge

    I don’t claim to know how to teach anybody anything, let alone something so individual and subjective as writing songs. The truth is, dear readers...

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  • Orchestration
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    Orchestration

    In this book Walter Piston again displays those qualities that distinguished his earlier books, Harmony and Counterpoint. Again he draws upon his o...

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  • Schumann - Complete Symphonies
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    Schumann - Complete Symphonies

    Among the works of Robert Schumann, the four symphonies represent the highs and lows of the composer’s life unlike any others. They were composed b...

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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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