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New. The Cambridge Companion to Composition

  • Editor: Young, Toby

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Contents

  • Contents
  • List of music examples
  • List of figures
  • List of tables
  • List of contributors
  • Introduction
  • Part I . Creative Processes:
  • 1. Inspiration Howard Skempton
  • 2. Compositional unfolding Robert Saxton
  • 3. Out of one, many: aspects, relationships, and attitudes to linearity Kenneth Hesketh: 4. Instruments and invention Tonia Ko
  • 5. From sketch to score Julian Anderson
  • Part II . Technique(s):
  • 6. Composing for ensemble Cheryl Frances-Hoad
  • 7. Composing for orchestra Roberto Sierra
  • 8. Composing for voice Toby Young
  • 9. Composing for choir David Bednall
  • 10. Composing for stage Nico Muhly
  • 11. Composing for stage Nico Muhly
  • Part III . Styles, Conventions, and Issues:
  • 12. Dots, squiggles, and words: notation in recent music Christopher Fox
  • 13. Sonorities and spectra Christian Mason and Jon Hargreaves
  • 14. Electronic composition: histories and affordances Lauren Redhead
  • 15. Transcultural composing Raymond You
  • 16. Nothing new under the sun: composition as adaptation Cecilia Livingstone
  • 17. Composition and ecological listening Liza Lim
  • Part IV . Building a Career:
  • 18. Finding your voice Eleanor Alberga
  • 19. Beyond the notes: how to tell your story, and who needs to know Naomi Belshaw
  • 20. Practical advice for emerging composers Hollie Harding and Toby Young
  • Further reading
  • Index.