This informative and stimulating new volume with CD on the art and craft of composing will be welcomed by anyone who is learning to compose and is especially suitable for those taking secondary school music examinations. Two well-established music educationalists, James Rae and Mike Cornick, both of whom are composers with a combined wealth of teaching experience have, together, produced a practical and supportive resource to meet the needs of developing composers.
In Sound Foundations, James Rae and Mike Cornick present a vast amount of essential information in an accessible and readable style. Historical background is introduced where necessary and many compositional approaches and starting points are explored. Amusingly illustrated with additional light relief in the form of entertaining anecdotal snippets, this volume can be read in its entirety or dipped into whenever needed.
James Rae & Mike Cornick
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