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Techniques of the Contemporary Composer

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ISBN-10: 0028647378

ISBN-13: 9780028647371

Edition: 1997

Authors: David Cope, Jerry Lee Ford

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Book details

List price: $149.95
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 8/7/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 250
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

David Cope is a composer and Professor of Music at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He is the author of Virtual Music: Computer Synthesis of Musical Style (MIT Press, 2004).

Introduction
Basics
The Tonal Legacy
New Roles of Melody
Harmony, Counterpoint, and Hierarchy
Interval Exploration
Serialism
Pitch-Class Sets
Rhythm and Meter
Texture and Modulations
Microtones
Percussion and the Prepared Piano
New Techniques and Instruments
New Notations
Indeterminacy
Musique Concrete
Electronic Music
Algorithmic Composition
Media Forms
Minimalism
Experimental Music
Decategorization
Bibliography
Index