Composers on Composing for Band, Volume 3
Andrew Boysen, Edward Gregson, Samuel R. Hazo, Quincy Charles Hilliard, Joseph Willcox Jenkins, Stephen Melillo, Roger Nixon, Jared Spears, Jan Van der Roost, John Zdechlik
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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