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The Cambridge Companion to Composition

Author(s): Edited by Toby Young

ISBN: 9781108926997
Publication Date: 30/5/24
Pages: 360
Format: Paperback
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There are as many ways of creating music as there are composers in the world, with a vast array of possible methods and practices. This book provides essential critical and practical tools for composers as they try to navigate this complex landscape, whilst also offering provocations for practitioners discovering their own voices and solidifying their place in their musical communities. Designed to be a companion in the truest sense, the book offers practical support throughout the creative process and thought-provoking insights on technical questions for a range of compositional approaches.

  • Covers a range of creative process, techniques, conventions, and styles of music composition
  • Includes 'real world' advice about developing a career as a composer
  • Supports practitioners to discover their own musical voices and ideas