A composer's insight: thoughts, analysis, and commentary on contemporary masterpieces for wind band

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Meredith Music Publications, 2003 - Music - 164 pages
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A Composer's Insight, Volume 1 - with a foreword by Michael Colgrass - is the first in a five-volume series on major contemporary composers and their works for wind band. Included in this initial volume are rare, "behind-the-notes" perspectives acquired from personal interviews with each composer. An excellent resource for conductors, composers or enthusiasts interested in acquiring a richer musical understanding of the composers' training, compositional approach, musical influences and interpretative ideas. Features the music of: Timothy Broege, Michael Colgrass, Michael Daugherty, David Gillingham, John Harbison, Karel Husa, Alfred Reed and others.

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Contents

MICHAEL COLGRASS by Stephen Clickard
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MICHAEL DAUGHERTY by Judson Scott
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DAVID GILLINGHAM by Raydell Bradley and J Bradley McDavid
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