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The Composer's Handbook
A do-it-yourself approach combining "trick of the trade" and other techniques with step-by-step guides to projects
BR - KOMPLEHRE - English
author: Cole, Bruce
Vol. 1
Publisher: Schott Music
ISBN: 978-0-946535-80-4
Pages: 226
Order No.: 12405 30.99 £ Order
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Anyone who can pick up a pencil can draw. Anyone who can sing or play an instrument can compose. "The Composer's Handbook" is a step-by-step guide to the composition of melody, harmony, form and texture and covers styles and techniques from plainchant to minimalism, rock and rave.
- for composers aged 11-18 - games and groupwork for the beginner - projects for the more advanced - illustrations and worked examples of complete pieces
Content
- Introduction
- First Steps: Giving your Ideas a Focus
- Games and Graphics
- Melodies and Riffs
- Second Steps: Chords
- Textures
- Form
- Trying Out Ideas
- Reading and Writing
- Style Study: Melody
- Harmony
- Counterpoint and Texture
- Form
- Twentieth Century: Tonality and Atonality
- Techniques and Textures
- Form and Process
- Popular Music: Songs and Styles
- Chords and Structure
- Arranging and Recording
  • Introduction
  • First Steps: Giving your Ideas a Focus
  • Games and Graphics
  • Melodies and Riffs
  • Second Steps: Chords
  • Textures
  • Form
  • Trying Out Ideas
  • Reading and Writing
  • Style Study: Melody
  • Harmony
  • Counterpoint and Texture
  • Form
  • Twentieth Century: Tonality and Atonality
  • Techniques and Textures
  • Form and Process
  • Popular Music: Songs and Styles
  • Chords and Structure
  • Arranging and Recording

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