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Finale for Composers By Keith Bajura
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In the beginning, Coda created Finale and it was good. Well okay, it was good but very few people realized the potential it had when it first came out. The interface was clunky with a different type... More > of click needed to accomplish various tasks—command-click for this, shift-click for that, and option-click for who remembers what. And the learning curve was steeper than Mount Everest, making it all the more appealing to me. I love a challenge and no program, no matter how difficult, was going to get the better of me. So after a few weeks of fooling around with the thing, reading all of the manuals, watching the video, and hours of trial and error, I became a Finale aficionado. From that point on, I jumped right in for every upgrade they offered. I even switched between Mac and PC a few times just for good measure and used it on everything from my old Mac SE/30 to my current 2.4 GHz Pentium 4.< Less
Finale for Composers By Keith Bajura
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In the beginning, Coda created Finale and it was good. Well okay, it was good but very few people realized the potential it had when it first came out. The interface was clunky with a different type... More > of click needed to accomplish various tasks—command-click for this, shift-click for that, and option-click for who remembers what. And the learning curve was steeper than Mount Everest, making it all the more appealing to me. I love a challenge and no program, no matter how difficult, was going to get the better of me. So after a few weeks of fooling around with the thing, reading all of the manuals, watching the video, and hours of trial and error, I became a Finale aficionado. From that point on, I jumped right in for every upgrade they offered. I even switched between Mac and PC a few times just for good measure and used it on everything from my old Mac SE/30 to my current 2.4 GHz Pentium 4.< Less
Meet the Composers! By Sheryl Welles
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Meet the Composers! provides a wonderful opportunity to introduce elementary students who may have minimal or no musical knowledge to some amazing composers and the art of composing! Designed to be... More > taught in 4-one and a half hour classes, these plans provide the complete format to not only introduce students to some amazing composers, but also to give them the opportunity to create their own compositions through a few basic composing techniques. These plans are perfect for use in an elementary classroom, working with a homeschool class or even using for year-long group lessons in your own music studio. The packet provides class plans, supply lists, and a resource section with materials you will need!< Less
A Composer's Guide to Understanding Music By Sy Brandon
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The purpose of this book is to provide insight into the compositional process to enable listeners, interpreters, and creators of music to advance their skills through a series of guided activities.... More > Listeners can use this book to increase their musical understanding and appreciation. Developing performers, educators and conductors can use this book to gain valuable insights to assist them with interpreting music beyond what is printed on the page. Developing composers can use this book as a beginning text or to help refine their compositional techniques. Free downloadable mp3 files at http://www.cooppress.net/composers_guide.zip contain MIDI performances of most of the examples used in the chapters. Purchase of the book entitles the reader to join a free on-line discussion group that is moderated by the author. You can share experiences, comments and questions regarding subjects that are covered in the book and to respond to other reader’s posts. The author will also contribute to the discussions.< Less
A Composer's Guide to Understanding Music By Sy Brandon
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The purpose of this book is to provide insight into the compositional process to enable listeners, interpreters, and creators of music to advance their skills through a series of guided activities.... More > Listeners can use this book to increase their musical understanding and appreciation. Developing performers, educators and conductors can use this book to gain valuable insights to assist them with interpreting music beyond what is printed on the page. Developing composers can use this book as a beginning text or to help refine their compositional techniques. Free downloadable mp3 files at http://www.cooppress.net/composers_guide.zip contain MIDI performances of most of the examples used in the chapters. Purchase of the book entitles the reader to join a free on-line discussion group that is moderated by the author. You can share experiences, comments and questions regarding subjects that are covered in the book and to respond to other reader’s posts. The author will also contribute to the discussions.< Less
How To Compose Your Own Music By Kevin Smith
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This music book written by Primavolta Mobile Music Tuition is designed to help the complete beginner in writing their own piece of music. The guide is structured and easy to understand and includes... More > examples of pupil work to show what you can aim for. Helpful for school, music exams and for general interest.< Less
Music of the Greatest Classical & Opera Composers By Ronald D. Packard
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This book has been a work in progress for over thirty-five years. It is unique in that it provides (1) a rich density of information for each major composer; and a brief history and plot for each of... More > the most performed operas; (2) contains a description and rating for each piece; and (3) relates directly to an actual collection of recorded music. First, the book gives a brief history of each of the greatest composers, a listing of that composer’s major compositions, date of each composition, performance time for each movement/part, and a program guide for almost all of the compositions. Much of this material is patched together from materials found on the internet and then re-written and/or edited by me. Second, the book includes my rating for each piece, based on a rather limited 5-star system stemming from iTunes), but based on notes not stars. In addition, there is an L for loud, S for soft, and M for mixture of loud and soft, or just moderate.< Less
Composer's Contract by MusicContracts101.com By MusicBizCenter.com MusicContracts101.com
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How to create good Melodies and compose good Music By Anant A
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Is there any perfect formula for creating a good melody? I guess you are one of those finding the key to this. Now here is the key! This book gives a systematic analysis to find the key factors... More > which exactly make a good melody. Effect of each of these factors is discussed step by step with illustrations. This book illustrates how new melodious scores can be created by trying various combination of these factors. Most importantly, learn to compose music, anywhere, with the unique technique of wave diagram.< Less
For the Birds: Women Composers Music History Speller By Miriam S. Zach
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An intuitive and interactive way to learn how to read music by combining music notation with biographies of twenty-five internationally known women composers from four thousand years ago to the... More > present. The first of a multi-volume set. The biographies of the following women composers are included in this volume: Enheduanna, Kassia, Hildegard von Bingen, Maddalena Casulana, Francesca Caccini, Elizabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, Anna Amalia, Theresia von Paradis, Agata Szymanowska, Clara Schumann, Lili Oukalani, Agathe Backer Grondahl, Chiquinha Gonzaga, Teresa Carreno, Dame Ethel Smyth, Amy Beach, Nadia Boulanger, Florence Price, Jean Coulthard, Peggy Glanville Hicks, Marian McPartland, Erzsebet Szonyi, Sofia Gubaidulina, Kikuko Masumoto, and Anoushka Shankar. Several quiz pages with answers and a bibliography are included.< Less