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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).

Jerry Lee Ford, Jr. is an author, educator, and an IT professional with over 19 years of experience in information technology, including roles as an automation analyst, technical manager, technical support analyst, automation engineer, and security analyst. He has a Masters in Business Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. Jerry is also the author or co-author of 28 other books including Microsoft Visual Basic 2005 Express Edition Programming for the Absolute Beginner, Microsoft WSH and VBScript programming for the Absolute Beginner, and Microsoft Windows Shell Script Programming for the Absolute Beginner. He has over five years of experience as an…    

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