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New and Published Books

  1. The Digital Musician

    2nd Edition

    By Andrew Hugill

    The Digital Musician is a textbook for creative music technology and electronic music courses. It provides an overview of sound properties, acoustics, digital music, and sound design as a basis for understanding the compositional possibilities that new music technologies allow. Creative projects...

    Published June 20th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Analysis of 18th- and 19th-Century Musical Works in the Classical Tradition

    By David Beach, Ryan McClelland

    Analysis of 18th- and 19th-Century Musical Works in the Classical Tradition is a textbook for upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in music analysis. It outlines a process of analyzing works in the Classical tradition by uncovering the construction of a piece of music—the formal, harmonic...

    Published April 17th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Form and Method: Composing Music

    The Rothschild Essays

    By Roger Reynolds

    Edited by Stephen McAdams

    Series: Contemporary Music Studies

    First Published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 30th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Orchestration

    An Anthology of Writings

    Edited by Paul Mathews

    Orchestration: An Anthology of Writings is designed to be a primary or ancillary text for college-level music majors. Although there are several 'how to' textbooks aimed at this market, there is little available that traces the history of orchestration through the writings of composers themselves....

    Published October 5th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Creative Music Composition

    The Young Composer's Voice

    By Margaret Lucy Wilkins

    Creative Music Composition is designed to be an introductory textbook for music students. "Creative composition"-composing in your own style, rather than in the style of a composer of the past-is embraced by music educators not only for composition students, but for beginning performers and music...

    Published May 26th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Mind Models

    2nd Edition

    By Roger Reynolds

    This new edition of Mind Models reintroduces and renews a classic work on 20th century composition, one that has remained relevant for over a quarter century -- and should remain a central reading for decades to come....

    Published June 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  7. On the Track

    A Guide to Contemporary Film Scoring, 2nd Edition

    By Fred Karlin, Rayburn Wright

    On the Track offers a comprehensive guide to scoring for film and television. Covering all styles and genres, the authors, both noted film composers, cover everything from the nuts-and-bolts of timing, cuing, and recording through balancing the composer's aesthetic vision with the needs of the film...

    Published January 8th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Composing for Voice

    A Guide for Composers, Singers, and Teachers

    By Paul Barker

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 28th 2003 by Routledge

  9. The Craft of Tonal Counterpoint

    By Thomas Benjamin

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 8th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Musical Style and Genre

    History and Modernity

    By Marina Lobanova

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 6th 2000 by Routledge