Theory and Composition of Percussion Music by Geary Larrick - PDF and EPUB eBook

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This book is a blend of art and science, with the art being music and the science being bibliography. The books is divided into...

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Details of Theory and Composition of Percussion Music

Exact title of the book
Theory and Composition of Percussion Music
Book author
Geary Larrick
Book edition
Hardcover
Number of pages
140 pages
Language
English
Published
January 1st 2004 by Edwin Mellen Press
File size (in PDF)
560 kB
Theory and Composition of Percussion Music

Some brief overview of book

This book is a blend of art and science, with the art being music and the science being bibliography. The books is divided into three sections, that discuss subjects of music theory, scholarly sources and new publications from the later half of the 20th century respectively. The first section of essays address subjects in the area of music theory especially, such as form, sound, rhythm, melody and harmony.

The analytical scope ranges from ancient Greek philosophy through contemporary avant garde. Multicultural sources are included, with a base of western art music. However, as is true in the field of percussion world-wide, classical music is combined with popular and jazz musics, in addition to ethnic and educational sources.

In the second section, Books and Articles address scholarly sources such as Professor Benward, Leonard Bernstein, Dr. Cho, the Harvard Dictionary of Music, Forte, Goetschius, Goldman, Paul Hindemith, Jaques-Dalcroze, Kennan, Persichetti, Piston, Rameau, Michael Rosen, Salzer, Schenker, Arnold Schoenberg, Dr., Otice Sircy, Shinichi Suzuki, Zarlino and Dr. Zarro. The format is bibliographic essays, with commentary about these notable sources as well as the inclu.