Composers on Composing for Band, Volume 2
Johan de Meij, Jim Curnow, Julie Giroux, Donald Grantham, Robert E. Jager, Pierre La Plante, David Maslanka, Philip Sparke, Eric Whitacre, Dana Wilson
GIA Publications, Jan 1, 2004 - Music - 295 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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