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A Composer's Insight, Volume 1

Thoughts, Analysis and Commentary on Contemporary Masterpieces for Wind Band

By Timothy Salzman

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Thoughts, Analysis and Commentary on Contemporary Masterpieces for Wind Band. Meredith Music Resource. Woodwind Reference. Softcover. 164 pages. Published by Meredith Music (HL.317131).

Item Number: HL.317131

ISBN 0634058274. 8.5x11 inches. Edited by Timothy Salzman.

A Composer's Insight, Volume 1 – with a foreword by Michael Colgrass – is the first in a five-volume series on major contemporary composers and their works for wind band. Included in this initial volume are rare, “behind-the-notes” perspectives acquired from personal interviews with each composer. An excellent resource for conductors, composers or enthusiasts interested in acquiring a richer musical understanding of the composers' training, compositional approach, musical influences and interpretative ideas. Features the music of: Timothy Broege, Michael Colgrass, Michael Daugherty, David Gillingham, John Harbison, Karel Husa, Alfred Reed and others.

  • TIMOTHY BROEGE by David Fullmer 
  • MICHAEL COLGRASS by Stephen Clickard ` 
  • MICHAEL DAUGHERTY by Judson Scott 
  • DAVID GILLINGHAM by Raydell Bradley and J. Bradley McDavid 
  • JOHN HARBISON by Judson Scott 
  • KAREL HUSA by David Fullmer 
  • YASUHIDE ITO by Miho Takekawa 
  • CINDY MCTEE by David Fullmer 
  • ALFRED REED by David Waltman 
  • JOSEPH SCHWANTNER by Scott Higbee 
  • DAVID STANHOPE by Timothy Salzman 
  • JAMES SYLER by Miriam Krueger and Timothy Salzman 
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