Composed by Arnold Schoenberg. Edited by Gerald Strang and Leonard Stein. 20th Century. 20th Century. Book. ARNOLD SCHOENBERG Fundamentals of Musical Composition. Belmont Music Publishers #BEL-1066. Published by Belmont Music Publishers (BE.BEL-1066).
Arnold Schoemberg clearly demonstrates, through examples taken from baroque, classical and romantical pieces, the stuctural aspect of music; its small units, such as subjects, themes and phrases are explained in rich detail; the musical forms, like the minuet, rondo and sonata are also shown in full detail, allowing every music student to make contact with basic and advanced composition techniques.