Composers on Composing for Band, Volume 3
Andrew Boysen, Edward Gregson, Samuel R. Hazo, Jim Curnow, Quincy Charles Hilliard, Johan de Meij, Joseph Willcox Jenkins, Julie Giroux, Donald Grantham, Stephen Melillo, Robert E. Jager, Roger Nixon, Pierre La Plante, Jared Spears, David Maslanka, Jan Van der Roost, Philip Sparke, John Zdechlik, Eric Whitacre, Dana Wilson
GIA Publications, 2007 - Music - 328 pages
Each composer addresses the following topics: biography ; creative process ; approach to orchestration ; views from the composer to the conductor ; the relationship between the composer and the commissioning party ; views on the teaching of composition ;influencial individuals ; ten works all band conductors at all levels should study ; ten composers whose music speaks in especially meaningful ways ; the future of the wind band ; other facets of everyday life ; comprehensive list of works for band.
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