Composers in the Classroom: A Bio-Bibliography of Composers by James Michael Floyd

By James Michael Floyd

Composers within the Classroom is a bio-bibliographical dictionary, chronicling the careers and paintings of over a hundred and twenty composers linked to conservatories, faculties, and universities within the usa and Puerto Rico. students and scholars of track looking serious information regarding composers who've taken at the mantle of guide will discover a wealth of element on their topics. Painstakingly bought via direct correspondence with the composers themselves, Floyd contains inside each one access a quick biography of the composer's lifestyles and schooling, lists of past positions, so much well-liked commissions, awards and honors, and impressive performers of the subject's paintings. every one access additionally features a discography of the recordings and a bibliography of writings by means of the composer.

Researchers will locate specifically beneficial the association of every subject's compositions via a number of forms. those contain vocal, choral/assembly, dramatic, keyboard, solo tool, handbells, chamber track, jazz ensemble, band and wind ensemble, band and wind ensemble with solo tools, orchestra, orchestra with solo tools, film/television/commercial, electro-acoustic and multimedia, preparations, transcriptions, and variants and reconstructions. song students will locate less than every one paintings not just the name and date of composition but additionally the date of revision, fee, and commitment info, in addition to different pertinent information starting from the names of collaborators to exchange titles below which matches might circulation.
Composers within the Classroom is an crucial device to students of recent track trying to study the present kingdom of musical composition and the compositional developments of the twenty first century.

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