Composers on Composing for Band, Volume 3
Andrew Boysen, Edward Gregson, Samuel R. Hazo, Quincy Charles Hilliard, Jim Curnow, Joseph Willcox Jenkins, Johan de Meij, Julie Giroux, Stephen Melillo, Donald Grantham, Roger Nixon, Robert E. Jager, Jared Spears, Pierre La Plante, Jan Van der Roost, David Maslanka, John Zdechlik, Philip Sparke, 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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