Musical composition

Musical composition

: Craft and art

by Alan Belkin
14th August, 2018

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An invaluable introduction to the art and craft of musical composition from a distinguished teacher and composer

This essential introduction to the art and craft of musical composition is designed to familiarize beginning composers with principles and techniques applicable to a broad range of musical styles, from concert pieces to film scores and video game music. The first of its kind to utilize a style-neutral approach, in addition to presenting the commonly known classical forms, this book offers invaluable general guidance on developing and connecting musical ideas, building to a climax, and other fundamental formal principles. It is designed for both classroom use and independent study.
Alan Belkin taught musical composition at the University of Montreal for more than three decades. Thousands of students from around the world have used his free online music textbooks at www.alanbelkinmusic.com. His music has been performed in Canada, the United States, Japan, and Europe.

Details & Specs

Author: Alan Belkin

Publisher: Yale University Press

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780300218992

Publication Date: 14th August, 2018

Pages: 252

Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 17 mm

Notes: music

Availability: Available, usually dispatched within 3 days

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