Composers on Composing for Band, Volume 1
James Barnes, Timothy Broege, David Gillingham, David R. Holsinger, Karel Husa, Timothy Mahr, W. Francis McBeth, Robert Sheldon, Jack Stamp, Frank Ticheli
GIA Publications, 2002 - Music - 385 pages
Offering fresh insight and perspective into the changing world of wind bands, 11 respected composers give their thoughts on writing music in this compilation. Profiles of each composer, including Karel Husa, Frank Ticheli, and Jack Stamp, are presented along with a complete list of the composer's works for band. Included are each composer's perspectives on the creative process, orchestration, commissioning new works, teaching composition, and the future of the wind band. Each composer's recommendations for 10 works all band conductors should study and 10 composers whose music speaks in especially meaningful ways are listed.
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