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The Craft of Musical Composition

Theoretical Part - Book 1

By Paul Hindemith

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Theoretical Part - Book 1. Composed by Paul Hindemith (1895-1963). Schott. Softcover. 238 pages. Schott Music #ED11332. Published by Schott Music (HL.49002756).

Item Number: HL.49002756
ISBN 0901938300. 6x9 inches.

Originally published in the 1940s, Paul Hindemith's remakable textbooks are still the outstanding works of their kind. In contrast to many musical textbooks written by academic musicians, these were produced by a man who could play every instrument of the orchestra, could compose a satisfying piece for almost every kind of ensemble, and who was one of the most stimulating teachers of his day. It is therefore not surprising that nearly forty years later these books should remain essential reading for the student and the professional musician. Introductory • The Medium • The Nature of the Building Stones • Harmony • Melody • Analyses.

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  • March 23, 2009 Very Interesting!

    This book was needed for a graduate level advanced theory class.

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