Musical Composition: Craft and Art

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An invaluable introduction to the art and craft of musical composition from a distinguished teacher and composer.
 
This essential introduction to the art and craft of musical composition is designed to familiarize beginning composers with principles and techniques applicable to a broad range of musical styles, from concert pieces to film scores and video game music. The first of its kind to utilize a style-neutral approach, alongside commonly known classical forms, this book offers invaluable instruction on developing and connecting musical ideas, building to a climax, and other fundamental formal principles. It is designed for both classroom use and independent study.