This book could occupy all of your time if you wished. It is an essential read for every composer, containing the manual that nearly all great classical composers learned from. Contemporary composers still use it today both as a way to learn and a tool for teaching their students.
Firmly rooted in the American Mavericks tradition, this work fuses hymns with polytonality and misalignment, a la Charles Ives.
Hi All, Try out the app "Treble Cat" on your device's App Store! It is a fun way to learn the notes on the treble clef. http://melodycats.com/treble-cat/ I was introduced to this sight reading app by a family member, and I think those of us who teach kids (or want to learn as adults) may... Continue Reading →
Reilly Spitzfaden's work Resonances is an interesting exploration of instrumental tone and gesture, a cat-and-mouse game of imitation.
We will be taking a brief detour from edgy music by exploring the world of modality, jazz, and levity.