GORDON JACOB
Gordon Jacob at his desk

The Composer and His Art
Greenwood Publishing Group; ISBN: 0313250502

DATE WRITTEN  1955

CONTENTS
1. THE TEACHING OF MUSICAL COMPOSITION
2. MELODY, HARMONY, AND TEXTURE
3. STRUCTURE AND DEVELOPMENT
4. APTNESS FOR THE MEDIUM. INSTRUMENTATION IN GENERAL
5. CHAMBER MUSIC FOR STRINGS ALONE
The String Trio
The String Quartet
The String Quintet, Sextet, and Octet
6. CHAMBER MUSIC WITH PIANO, WOODWIND, BRASS, OR PERCUSSION
Sonatas for Single String Instruments with Piano
The Piano Trio, Quartet, and Quintet
Wind Instruments with Strings
Chamber Music for Wind Instruments
7. ORCHESTRATION
The String Orchestra
The Small Orchestra
The Full Orchestra
8. MILITARY AND BRASS BAND INSTRUMENTATION
The British Military Band
The American Symphonic Band
The Brass Band
Fanfare Trumpets
9. VOCAL WRITING
Solo Songs
Word-painting
Unaccompanied Choral Writing
Accompanied Choral Writing
10. UTILITY MUSIC
11. ABSTRACT MUSIC AND PROGRAMME MUSIC
12. THE COMPOSER'S RELATIONS WITH CRITICS, PERFORMERS, AND PUBLIC
13. THE COMPOSER AND HIS ENVIRONMENT
Earning a Living
Outside Interests
The Composer and Society
14. CODA

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