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Orchestrational Archetypes in Percy Graingers Wind Band Music Brian Scott Wilson

Orchestrational Archetypes in Percy Graingers Wind Band Music

Brian Scott Wilson

Published August 1st 2002
ISBN : 9780773473300
Hardcover
102 pages
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Wilson (composer, conductor, and jazz pianist) provides a detailed analysis of the wind band music of Percy Grainger, which is unique in its layers of rich harmony, unusual instrumental combinations, and sudden movements and dynamic contrasts. TheMoreWilson (composer, conductor, and jazz pianist) provides a detailed analysis of the wind band music of Percy Grainger, which is unique in its layers of rich harmony, unusual instrumental combinations, and sudden movements and dynamic contrasts. The four chapters cover melody (textures and doublings), countermelody, part writing (voice shifting, meandering part, and parallel fifths) and contrapuntal dynamics. They include numerous musical examples and charts. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR