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Composition

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  • Decompositionby Andrew Durkin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 28.95

    Decomposition is a bracing, revisionary, and provocative inquiry into music—from Beethoven to Duke Ellington, from Conlon Nancarrow to Evelyn Glennie—as a personal and cultural experience: how it is composed, how it is idiosyncratically perceived by critics and reviewers, and why we listen to it the way we do. Andrew Durkin, best known as the... more...

  • Reconceiving Structure in Contemporary Musicby Judy Lochhead

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book studies recent music in the western classical tradition, offering a critique of current analytical/theoretical approaches and proposing alternatives. The critique addresses the present fringe status of recent music sometimes described as crossover, postmodern, post-classical, post-minimalist, etc. and demonstrates that existing descriptive... more...

  • The Pianist's Craft 2by Richard P. Anderson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 61.00

    In The Pianist’s Craft 2 , pianist and scholar Anderson gathers together a new collection of essays by renowned performing artists and teachers and discusses the preparation, pedagogy, and performance of selected works by an entirely different set of composers whose works are standard in the piano literature. more...

  • How to Write for Percussionby Samuel Z. Solomon

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 19.99

    How to Write for Percussion is a comprehensive resource that clearly explains and simplifies all issues that percussionists and composers face with respect to each other. Written from a percussionist's perspective, it examines the behind-the-scenes processes to uncover all the tools the composer needs to comfortably create innovative and skilled... more...

  • Creative Music Makingby William L Cahn

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 43.95

    Most musicians focus on learning technique (learning how to play an instrument), rather than on developing an individual, unique voice. Creative Music Making focuses on the creative development of musicians from all levels of experience and in all styles of music. Based on the author's experience leading workshops for performers around the world,... more...

  • Schoenberg's Models for Beginners in Compositionby Gordon Root

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 97.99

    Models for Beginners in Composition (1943) represents one of Arnold Schoenberg's earliest attempts to reach a broad American audience through his pedagogical ideas. In this newly revised edition, Gordon Root incorporates many of Schoenberg's corrections to the original manuscript. Significant commentary also traces Schoenberg's development of the... more...

  • The Everything Songwriting Bookby C. J. Watson

    Adams Media 2003; US$ 15.95

    Simple techniques for creating catchy lyrics and memorable melodies! Nearly everyone can hum the melody or remember the words to a hit song. Clever word play, catchy melodies, and thoughtful imagery can create an impression that lasts long after a song has ended. The Everything Songwriting Book provides amateurs and seasoned professionals alike... more...

  • Composing Electronic Musicby Curtis Roads

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 26.99

    Electronic music evokes new sensations, feelings, and thoughts in both composers and listeners. Composing Electronic Music outlines a new theory based on the powerful toolkit of electronic music techniques. more...

  • Analytical Essays on Music by Women Composers: Concert Music, 1960-2000by Laurel Parsons; Brenda Ravenscroft

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 64.99

    Analytical Essays on Music by Women Composers: Concert Music, 1960-2000 is the first to appear in an exciting a four volume series devoted to the work of women composers across Western art music history. Featuring rich analyses and detailed study by the most reputed music theorists in the field, along with brief biographical sketches for each composer,... more...

  • The Unorthodox Guitarby Mike Frengel

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 31.99

    The Unorthodox Guitar is a comprehensive resource for experimentally minded guitarists and composers wishing to write for or perform on the instrument in new ways. The book focuses on unconventional approaches to the guitar, including alternative tunings, extended techniques, instrumental preparations, electronic augmentations, and issues pertaining... more...