Composers on composing for band, Volume 4
James Barnes, Timothy Broege, David Gillingham, Mark Camphouse, David R. Holsinger, Karel Husa, Timothy Mahr, W. Francis McBeth, Robert Sheldon, Jack Stamp, Frank Ticheli, Johan de Meij, Julie Giroux, Donald Grantham, Robert E. Jager, Pierre La Plante, David Maslanka, Philip Sparke, Eric Whitacre, Dana Wilson, Andrew Boysen, Edward Gregson, Joseph Willcox Jenkins, Stephen Melillo, Roger Nixon, Jared Spears, Jan Van der Roost, John Zdechlik
GIA Publications, 2002 - Education - 592 pages
Each composer addresses the following topics: Biographical information, The creative process ... how a composer works, Orchestration, Views from the composer to the conductor, Commissioning new works, The teaching of composition, Influential 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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