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Something Borrowed Something Blue Principles of Jazz Composition

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ISBN-10: 3892211221

ISBN-13: 9783892211228

Edition: 2016

Authors: Andy Jaffe

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Something Borrowed, Something Blue is a broad survey of the wider principles of harmony, form, adaptation, and developmental technique underlying jazz composition in its various instrumental formats. This book examines compositions ranging from those for solo piano to large ensemble, from common forms such as blues and 32-bar song forms to extended through-composed pieces, to those based on adaptations of European classical forms such as fugue and rondo. Such topics as individuality of voice, cultural and historical influences, the contrafact, formal appropriation, pantonality, reharmonization, and the use of counterpoint are among those covered. Composers represented include a wide range…    
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Book details

List price: $42.95
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Alfred Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/1/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 999
Size: 9.25" wide x 12.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English