Musical Composition: Craft and Art by Alan Belkin
English | 2018 | ISBN: 0300218990 | 272 pages | EPUB: 10.31 MB | PDF: 3.23 MB
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.