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    Music Creation Techniques:  A Book List

     
     
     
     

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    Barry Cooper .. Beethoven and the Creative Process
    Ann McCutchan The Muse that Sings: Composers Speak about the Creative Process
    Steve Gillette Songwriting: And the Creative Process : Suggestions and Starting Points for Songwriters
    Jenny Boyd Musicians in Tune: 75 Contemporary Musicians Discuss the CreativeProcess
    Controlling Creative Processes In Music
    Generative Processes in Music: The Psychology of Performance, Improvisation, and Composition
    Composition-Performance-Reception: Studies in the Creative Process in Music
    Chopin's Work: His Inspirations and Creative Process in the Light of the Sources
    Colin Matthews Mahler at Work: Aspects of the Creative Process
    Lewis Lockwood Beethoven: Studies in the Creative Processes
    Bill DeMain In Their Own Words: Songwriters Talk About the Creative Process
    Douglass Green Form in Tonal Music: An Introduction to Analysis
    Peter Spencer Practical Approach to the Study of Form in Music
    Pat Pattison Songwriting: Essential Guide to Lyric Form and Structure: Tools and Techniques for Writing Better Lyrics
    Charles Rosen Sonata Forms
    Leonard G. Ratner Classic Music: Expression, Form and Style
    James Hepokoski Elements of Sonata Theory: Norms, Types, and Deformations in the Late-Eighteenth-Century Sonata
    Joseph Schillinger Encyclopedia of Rhythms: Instrumental Forms of Harmony : A Massive Collection of Rhythm Patterns
    Elvo S. D'Amante Ear Training: Volume I Scale Forms through Six Basic Tetrachords
    Edward T. Cone Musical Form and Musical Performance
    James P. O'Brien The Listening Experience: Elements, Forms, and Styles in Music
    Leon Stein Anthology of Musical Forms
    Hugo Norden The Technique of Canon
    Creative Chord Shapes: Guitarist's Guide to Open-String Chord Forms
    Jonathan Lethem Da Capo Best Music Writing 2002: The Year's Finest Writing on Rock, Pop, Jazz, Country, & More
    Christopher P. Gordon Form and Content in Commercial Music
    Gail De Stwolinski Form & content in instrumental music
    Percy Goetschius Larger Forms Of Musical Composition
    Stephen M. Slawek Sitar Technique in Nibaddha Forms
    Donald Francis Tovey The forms of music
    Karl Eschman Changing Forms in Modern Music
    R. O Morris The structure of music;: An outline for students
    Bryan R. Simms Music of the Twentieth Century: Style & Structure
    Elvo D'Amante All About Chords: A Comprehensive Approach to Understanding Contemporary Chordal Structures and Progressions
    Andrew Green Jazz Guitar Structures
    David Temperley The Cognition of Basic Musical Structures
    Elvo S. D'Amante Ear Training, Capturing the Basic Chord Qualities:
    A Comprehensive Approach to the Systematic Study of Melodic and Harmonic Structures in Music
    Allen Forte The Structure of Atonal Music
    Robert Erickson The Structure of Music: A Listener's Guide : A Study of Music in Terms of Melody and Counterpoint
    Basil Smallman The Piano Quartet and Quintet: Style, Structure, and Scoring
    Matthew Brown Debussy's Iberia (Studies in Musical Genesis and Structure)
    Bill Martin Music of Yes: Structure and Vision in Progressive Rock
    Simha Arom African Polyphony and Polyrhythm: Musical Structure and Methodology
    Percy Goetschius Homophonic Forms Of Musical Compositions, An Exhaustive Treatise On The Structure
    Anne C. Shreffler Webern and the Lyric Impulse: Songs and Fragments on Poems of George Trakl
    Eugene Narmour The Analysis and Cognition of Basic Melodic Structures
    D. Zinn Structure and Analysis of the Modern Improvised Line
    Nicholas Evans Writing Jazz
    Grosvenor Cooper The Rhythmic Structure of Music
    Dick Weissman Creating Melodies: A Songwriter's Guide to Understanding, Writing and Polishing Melodies
    Carolyn B. Kenny Listening, Playing, Creating: Essays on the Power of Sound
    Carol Kimball Song: A Guide to Art Song Style and Literature
    Jimmy Amadie Harmonic foundation for jazz & popular music: The Amadiean creed, a unique method for creating chord voicings and harmonizing a melody
    Rikky Rooksby Inside Classic Rock Tracks: Songwriting and Recording Secrets of 100+ Great Songs
    Michael Pollock Musical Improv Comedy: Creating Songs in the Moment
    Sheila Davis The Craft of Lyric Writing
    Rikky Rooksby How to Write Songs on Guitar: A Guitar-Playing and Songwriting Course
    Jim Peterik Songwriting for Dummies
    Paul Zollo Songwriters on Songwriting
    Sheila Davis Successful Lyric Writing: A Step-By-Step Course & Workbook
    Jimmy Webb Tunesmith: Inside the Art of Songwriting
    Jack Perricone Melody in Songwriting: Tools and Techniques for Writing Hit Songs (Berklee Guide)
    Sheila Davis Songwriters Idea Book: 40 Strategies - Imagination, Distinctive Songs, and Keep Your Creative Flow
    John Braheny The Craft and Business of Songwriting (2nd Edition)
    Rikky Rooksby The Songwriting Sourcebook: How to Turn Chords Into Great Songs
    Karl Coryat Frustrated Songwriter's Handbook: Radical Guide to Cutting Loose, Overcoming Blocks, Writing the Best Songs of Your Life
    Jason Blume 6 Steps to Songwriting Success: The Comprehensive Guide to Writing and Marketing Hit Songs
    Rikky Rooksby How to Write Songs on Keyboards: A Complete Course to Help You Write Better Songs
    Tori Amos Tori Amos: Piece by Piece
    Jai Josefs Writing Music For Hit Songs, Second Edition
    And Then I Wrote: The Songwriter Speaks
    Paul Hindemith The Craft of Musical Composition: Book 2
    Jimmy Kachulis The Songwriter's Workshop: Harmony
    Pat Pattison Songwriting: Essential Guide to Lyric Form and Structure: Tools and Techniques for Writing Better Lyrics
    Pete Luboff 88 Songwriting Wrongs & How to Right Them: Concrete Ways to Improve Your Songwriting - Make Your Songs More Marketable
    Songwriting: Methods, Techniques And Clinical Applications For Music Therapy Clinicians, Educators And Students
    Richard J. Scott Chord Progressions for Songwriters
    George Martin Making music: The guide to writing, performing & recording
    Off The Record: Songwriters on Songwriting
    Stan Swanson Inspiration for Songwriters: Tips and Tricks to Unlocking the Muse
    Rikky Rooksby Melody: How to Write Great Tunes
    Jason Blume Inside Songwriting: Getting to the Heart of Creativity
    Dave Stewart The Musician's Guide to Reading and Writing Music
    Richard J. Scott Money Chords: A Songwriter's Sourcebook of Popular Chord Progressions
    Peter Lehman Roy Orbison: Invention Of An Alternative Rock Masculinity
    Toru Takemitsu Confronting Silence
    Knowing The Score: Film Composers Talk About the Art, Craft, Blood, Sweat, and Tears of Writing for Cinema
    Rikky Rooksby Arranging Songs: How to Put the Parts Together
    Jerry Cupit Nashville Songwriting
    Charles Segal Instant Songwriting With the Piano
    Jason Blume Inside Songwriting: Getting to the Heart of Creativity
    John Cacavas The Art of Writing Music: A Practical Book for Composers and Arrangers
    Aschmann Lis 500 Songwriting Ideas
    Dave Stewart Inside the Music
    Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers The Complete Singer-Songwriter: A Troubadour's Guide to Writing, Performing, Recording and Business
    Lead Sheet Bible A Step-by-Step Guide to Writing Lead Sheets and Chord Charts
    Tom T. Hall The Songwriter's Handbook
    The Composer's Handbook A Do-It-Yourself Approach Combining "Tricks of the Trade" and Other Techniques
    Stephen Citron Songwriting: A Complete Guide to the Craft
    Steve Gillette Songwriting: And the Creative Process : Suggestions and Starting Points for Songwriters
    Salzer Counterpoint in Composition
    Dick Weissman Creating Melodies: A Songwriter's Guide to Understanding, Writing and Polishing Melodies
    Russell Robinson Songwriting Made Easy
    John Cacavas Art of Writing Music: For Composers and Arrangers of Instrumental, Choral, and Electronic Music As Applied to Publication
    Susan Tucker The Secrets of Songwriting: Leading Songwriters Reveal How to Find Inspiration and Success
    Jon Batson The Songwriter's Hook Book
    Michael Taft The Blues Lyric Formula
    Arnold Whittall Musical Composition in the Twentieth Century
    Carl E., Jr. Bolte Secrets of Successful Songwriting
    Al Stone Jingles: How to Write, Produce and Sell Commercial Music
    Cliffie Stone Everything You Wanted to Know about Songwriting
    Virgil Thomson Music with Words: A Composer`s View
    Ricigliano Melody and Harmony in Contemporary Songwriting
    Cliffie & Joan Carol Stone Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Songwriting But Didn't Know Who to Ask
    Gary Hustwit Musicians Guide To The Internet
    Miriam Davidson Songwriting For Beginners
    Maury Deutsch The art of songwriting
    Peter Pickow The Billboard Book of Songwriting
    Robert Alan Berger Songwriting: A Structured Approach
    Molly-Ann Leikin Master Class in Songwriting with Molly-Ann Leikin
    Barbara L. Jordan Songwriters Playground: Innovative Exercises in Creative Songwriting
    Felix Weingartner The Symphony Writers since Beethoven
    Jessie Ann Owens Composers at Work: The Craft of Musical Composition 1450-1600
    Dave Dimartino Singer-Songwriters: Pop Music's Performer-Composers, from A to ZEvon (Billboard Hitmakers)
    Walter Carter The Songwriter's Guide to Collaboration
    Joe Keene Songwriting: From Ideas to Royalties
    The Songwriter's Workshop
    Christopher Norton Write Songs from Scratch
    Win Stormen The link to modern music instruction: Piano, accompanying, songwriting, improvisation, elementary arranging, harmony, transposition, keyboard harmony
    Jack Hatfield How To Play By Ear : A Guide to Chords and Progressions for Musicians, Songwriters and Composers
    Jonathan Harnum Basic Music Theory: How to Read, Write, and Understand Written Music
    Chris Bradford Heart and Soul: Revealing the Craft of Songwriting Heart and Soul: Revealing the Craft of Songwriting
    Dominic Pedler Songwriting Secrets of the Beatles
    Jack Wheaton 101 songwriting and composing techniques
    Ramsey Kearney Basic techniques of songwriting country style
    Oscar Riddel How to write songs: The songwriting process
    C.J. Watson Essential Songwriting Everything You Need to Compose, Perform, and Sell Great Songs
    Boras Jazz Composition and Arranging
    Alana LaGrange Intermediate Piano Chords & Arranging
    Anna Reid Secrets of Songwriting
    Miriam & Heartwood Songwriting for Beginners an Easy Beginning Method
    Bill Springer A course in professional songwriting
    Ted Pease Modern Jazz Voicings: Arranging for Small and Medium Ensembles 
    Gary C. White Instrumental Arranging
    Norman David Jazz Arranging
    Rikky Rooksby Arranging Songs: How to Put the Parts Together
    CD-ROM Manuscript Paper: A Variety of Staff Paper for All Your Composing and Arranging Needs
    Corey Allen Arranging in the Digital World: Techniques for Arranging Popular Music Using Today's Electronic and Digital Instruments
    Get Creative with Cubase VST: Composing and Arranging with Cubase VST   |  by Keith Gemmell
    Arranging for Open Guitar Tunings
    Herbert F Ellingford The art of transcribing for the organ;: A complete text book for the organist in arranging choral and instrumental music
    Paul E. Rinzler Jazz Arranging and Performance Practice
    Tom Bruner Basic Concepts of Arranging and Orchestrating Music
    Keith Gemmell Get Creative with Emagic Logic: Composing and Arranging with Emagic Logic
    Michael Pollock Musical Improv Comedy: Creating Songs in the Moment
    Song: The World's Best Songwriters on Creating the Music That Moves Us
    Bernard Wilke Creating Special Effects for TV and Video
    Words with Music: Creating the Broadway Musical Libretto by Lehman Engel
    G. W. Childs Creating Music and Sound for Games
    Kris Berg Bass Lines in Minutes - An Easy Method for Creating Bass Lines
    Bob Taylor The art of improvisation: Creating real-time music through jazz improvisation
    Mike Overly Bass Encyclomedia: How to See the Whole Fretboard and Easily Play Its Many Chords, Scale and Arpeggio Fragments
    Steve Tarshis Teach Yourself Lead Guitar (Professional Know-How for Creating Exciting Leads, Blues Scales, Fingerings, Riffs, Techniques, Soloing, Plus Tunes and Exercises to Work With.)
    Elly Wilke Creating Music: A New Approach to Piano Improvisation
    Bruce Benward Introduction To Sightsinging and Ear Training
    Cousto The Cosmic Octave: Origin of Harmony, Planets, Tones, Colors, the Power of Inherent Vibrations
    Anne C. Hall Studying Rhythm (3rd Edition)
    Ralph Turek The Elements of Music: Concepts and Applications, Vol. I
    John Clough Scales, Intervals, Keys, Triads, Rhythm, and Meter: Course in Elementary Music Theory, With an Intro to Partwriting
    Sight-Read Any Rhythm Instantly
    Horacio Hernandez Conversations in Clave: The Ultimate Technical Study of Four-Way Independence in Afro-Cuban Rhythms
    Note Grouping
    Rhythm Riffs: Over 200 Riffs in All Styles Hal Leonard Guitar Method  |  by Greg Koch
    Matthew C. Montfort Ancient Traditions Future Possibilities: Rhythmic Training Through the Traditions of Africa, Bali and India
    Duduka Da Fonseca Brazilian Rhythms for Drumset (with CD)
    Guitar Basics: Essential Chords, Scales, Rhythms and Theory
    Rhythm & Meter Patterns by Gary Chaffee
    William Leavitt Melodic Rhythms for Guitar
    Daniel Kazez Rhythm Reading: Elementary Through Advanced Training
    John L. Clough Scales, Intervals, Keys, Triads, Rhythm, and Meter: A Self Instruction Program
    Troy Stetina Metal Rhythm Guitar Vol. 1
    Bruce Benward Sightsinging Complete
    Ronald Gretz Music Language and Fundamentals
    Larry McCabe Complete Rhythm Guitar Guide for Blues Bands
    Heidi Feldman Black Rhythms of Peru: Reviving African Musical Heritage in the Black Pacific (Music Culture)
    Moustafa Gadalla Egyptian Rhythm: The Heavenly Melodies
    Debra DeSalvo The Language of the Blues: From Alcorub to Zuzu
    Michael Thaut Rhythm, Music, and the Brain (Studies on New Music Research)
    Stevenson Rhythm & Pitch: An Integrated Approach to Sight Singing
    Mark J. Butler Unlocking the Groove: Rhythm, Meter, and Musical Design in Electronic Dance Music
    Salsa: The Rhythm of Latin Music
    Marta Arkossy Ghezzo Solfege, Ear Training, Rhythm, Dictation, and Music Theory: A Comprehensive Course
    Maximum Alicia Keys: The Unauthorised Biography of Alicia Keys
    Bruce Arnold Rhythms Volume Two : Music Sight Reading Exercises
    Joseph P. Swain Harmonic Rhythm: Analysis and Interpretation
    John Broven Rhythm and Blues in New Orleans
    Ed Morales The Latin Beat: The Rhythms and Roots of Latin Music, from Bossa Nova to Salsa and Beyond
    Essential Rhythm Guitar: Patterns, Progressions and Techniques for All Styles
    Bill Edwards Fretboard Logic SE: The Reasoning Behind the Guitar's Unique Tuning + Chords Scales and Arpeggios Complete
    Tom Kolb Music Theory for Guitarists: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask
    Nicolas Slonimsky Thesaurus Of Scales And Melodic Patterns (Text)
    John L. Clough Scales, Intervals, Keys, Triads, Rhythm, and Meter: A Self Instruction Program
    Al Di Meola - A Guide To Chords, Scales and Arpeggios
    Ross Ramsay Piano Essentials: Scales, Chords, Arpeggios, and Cadences for the Contemporary Pianist
    Don Latarski Scale Patterns
    Elvo S. D'Amante Ear Training: Volume I Scale Forms through Six Basic Tetrachords Volume I Scale Forms through Six Basic Tetrachords
    Don Mock Melodic Minor: Revealed
    William Leavitt Melodic Rhythms for Guitar
    Arthur Frackenpohl Harmonization at the Piano
    Barrett Tagliarino Chord Tone Soloing: A Guitarist's Guide to Melodic Improvising in Any Style
    Garrison Fewell Jazz Improvisation for Guitar: A Melodic Approach
    Fred Hamilton Melodic Studies & Compositions for Guitar: A Reading Workout for Serious Musicians
    Jimmy Haslip The Melodic Bass Library
    Bruce Saunders Melodic Improvising For Guitar Developing Motivic Ideas Through Chord Changes
    Les Wise Bebop Licks for Guitar: A Dictionary of Melodic Ideas for Improvisation
    Mark Galbo Melodic Arpeggios For Lead Guitar
    Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony
    Jim Fleser The Chord Wheel: The Ultimate Tool for All Musicians
    Joe Satriani - Guitar Secrets
    Ted Greene Modern Chord Progressions
    Ralph Turek The Elements of Music: Concepts and Applications, Vol. I
    Steve Khan Contemporary Chord Khancepts (Jazz Masters) Contemporary Chord Khancepts (Jazz Masters)
    Constance Starr Practical Piano Skills
    Rikky Rooksby The Songwriting Sourcebook: How to Turn Chords Into Great Songs
    Arthur Frackenpohl Harmonization at the Piano
    Duane Shinn Piano Chords & Progressions:: The Secret Backdoor to Exciting Piano Playing!
    Ted Greene Chord Chemistry
    Barrett Tagliarino Chord Tone Soloing: A Guitarist's Guide to Melodic Improvising in Any Style
    Bruce Arnold Chord Workbook for Guitar Volume One : Guitar chords and chord progressions for the guitar
    The Three Chord Guitar Big Book
    Misha Stefanuk Jazz Piano Chords
    Rikky Rooksby Chord Master: How to Choose and Play the Right Guitar Chords
    John Thomas Voice Leading for Guitar: Moving Through the Changes
    Phil Rizzo Creative melodic techniques used in jazz improvisation
    Edward Aldwell Harmony and Voice Leading (3rd Edition)
    Melodic Lines for the Intermediate Guitarist: For Those Interested in Expanding Melodic Concepts
    Andy Middleton Melodic Improvising
    Herb Drury Jazz Piano - The Blues & Melodic Improvisation
    Todd Winkler Composing Interactive Music: Techniques and Ideas Using Max
    Herb Drury Pianists Guide to Blues, Jazz, and Melodic Improvisations
    Arnold Schoenberg Style and Idea: Selected Writings
    Aschmann Lis 500 Songwriting Ideas
    Henry Martin Essential Jazz: The First 100 Years (with CD-ROM)
    Ronald Herder 1,000 Keyboard Ideas
    David Tutt Making Music
    Robert Beattie Essential Computers: Composing Music on Your PC
    Gina Fant-Saez Pro Tools for Musicians and Songwriters
    Keith Gemmell Get Creative with Emagic Logic: Composing and Arranging with Emagic Logic
    Samuel Adler Study of Orchestration, Third Edition
    Michael Miller The Complete Idiot's Guide to Music Composition
    Samuel Adler Workbook for the Study of Orchestration
    William Westney The Perfect Wrong Note: Learning to Trust Your Musical Self
    Henry Mancini Sounds and Scores : A Practical Guide to Professional Orchestration
    Aaron Frankel Writing the Broadway Musical
    Jimmy Kachulis The Songwriter's Workshop: Harmony
    Robert L. Marshall Compositional Process of J.S. Bach
    Charles Wuorinen Simple Composition
    Curtis Roads Microsound
    David Cope Techniques of the Contemporary Composer
    Michael Pilhofer Music Theory For Dummies
    Merton Shatzkin Writing For The Orchestra: An Introduction To Orchestration
    Craig Anderton Electronic Projects for Musicians
    Derek Bailey Improvisation: Its Nature and Practice in Music
    Arnold Schoenberg Fundamentals of Musical Composition
    Mark J. Butler Unlocking the Groove: Rhythm, Meter, and Musical Design in Electronic Dance Music
    Charles Rosen Sonata Forms
    Sonny Kompanek From Score To Screen: Sequencers, Scores And Second ThoughtsThe New Film Scoring Process
    Reginald Smith Brindle Musical Composition
    Curtis Roads The Computer Music Tutorial
    Joel Lester Compositional Theory in the Eighteenth Century
    Margaret Lucy Wilkins Creative Music Composition: The Young Composer's Voice
    Richard Riley Audio Editing with Adobe Audition
    Richard J. Scott Chord Progressions for Songwriters
    Rikky Rooksby Melody: How to Write Great Tunes
    Pat Pattison Songwriting: Essential Guide to Rhyming: A Step-by-Step Guide to Better Rhyming and Lyrics
    Bill Purse The Finale Primer: Mastering the Art of Music Notation with Finale
    Stephen M. Cormier Modal Music Composition: Expanded Edition
    William Russo Composing for the Jazz Orchestra
    Paul Gilreath The Guide to Midi Orchestration
    Jason Blume Inside Songwriting: Getting to the Heart of Creativity
    Pamela Oland The Art of Writing Love Songs
    Bill A. Gibson Sound Advice on Developing Your Home Studio
    Stephen Bennett Users' Guide to Logic Audio 5
    Stephan Schwanauer Machine Models of Music
    Rethinking Music
    Steve Reich Writings on Music, 1965-2000
    Robin Vincent PC Music - The Easy Guide
    Jack Reilly The Harmony of Bill Evans
    Iannis Xenakis Formalized Music: Thought and Mathematics in Composition (Harmonologia Series, No 6)
    John Cacavas The Art of Writing Music: A Practical Book for Composers and Arrangers
    George Perle Serial Composition and Atonality: An Introduction to the Music of Schoenberg, Berg, and Webern, Sixth edition, Revised
    David Rothenberg Sudden Music: Improvisation, Sound, Nature
    David Nicholls American Experimental Music, 1890-1940
    Tim Murphey Music & Song
    Audrey J. Adair Types Of Music Form And Composition: 50 Ready-to-Use
    Earle Hagen Advanced Techniques for Film Scoring (Book and CD)
    Christopher Ariza An Open Design for Computer-Aided Algorithmic Music Composition
    Fred Lerdahl Tonal Pitch Space
    John Cage Composition in Retrospect
    Ebenezer Prout Counterpoint: Strict And Free
    Stephen Citron Songwriting: A Complete Guide to the Craft
    Reginald Smith Brindle Serial Composition
    Basil Smallman The Piano Quartet and Quintet: Style, Structure, and Scoring
    Peter Manning Electronic and Computer Music
    Robert Rowe Machine Musicianship
    Joseph Groocock Fugal Composition: A Guide to the Study of Bach's '48'
    Jill Halstead The Woman Composer: Creativity and the Gendered Politics of Musical Composition
    Roger Reynolds Form and Method: Composing Music
    Nigel Harrison Songwriters: A Biographical Dictionary With Discographies
    Rudolph Richard Reti The Thematic Process in Music
    Alice Parker Anatomy of Melody: Exploring the Single Line of Song
    Judith Tick Ruth Crawford Seeger: A Composer's Search for American Music
    Susan Tucker The Secrets of Songwriting: Leading Songwriters Reveal How to Find Inspiration and Success
    George Perle Twelve-Tone Tonality, Second edition
    Arnold Whittall Musical Composition in the Twentieth Century
    Joseph Kerman Concerto Conversations: With a 68-minute CD (The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures)
    Christopher Hasty Meter as Rhythm
    Robert T. Adams Electronic Music Composition for Beginners
    Loops and Grooves: The Musician's Guide to Groove Machines and Loop Sequencers
    What's MIDI?: Making Musical Instruments Work Together
    William L. Cahn Creative Music Making
    Reviving the Muse: Essays on Music After Modernism Reviving the Muse: Essays on Music After Modernism
    Richard Hudson Stolen Time: The History of Tempo Rubato
    Alexander Borisoff How to Write a Melody
    Rocco Di Pietro Dialogues with Boulez Dialogues with Boulez
    Leon Dallin Techniques of Twentieth Century Composition: A Guide to the Materials of Modern Music
    Mari Nishimura The Twentieth-Century Composer Speaks
    Robert Stephan Hines Choral Composition: A Handbook for Composers, Arrangers, Conductors, and Singers
    John Howard Learning to Compose
    John Rahn Basic Atonal Theory
    Bryan R. Simms Alban Berg
    Phil Winsor Computer Composer's Toolbox
    Francesco Gasparini The Practical Harmonist at the Harpsichord
    Robert Rowe Interactive Music Systems: Machine Listening and Composing
    Irene Deliege Musical Creativity
    Calvin S Brown Tones into words;: Musical compositions as subjects of poetry
    Archibald T Davison The technique of choral composition
    Derek Bailey Musical Improvisation: Its Nature and Practice in Music
    software Finale 2007 Academic (Win/Mac)
    Virgil Thomson Music with Words: A Composer`s View
    software Sony Acid Music Studio
    Digital Orchestrator
    iDrum US27000 Virtual Drum Machine for Mac OS X Garage Band, Live, Logic and Stand Alone Use
    PC or MAC CUBASE SE
    Sony Jam Trax
    Improvising Blues Piano
    Cubase Studio 4
    Digital Music Starter Kit
    Barrett Tagliarino Chord Tone Soloing: A Guitarist's Guide to Melodic Improvising in Any Style
    Paul Del Nero Playing the Changes: Guitar: A Linear Approach to Improvising
    Jon Damian The Guitarist's Guide to Composing and Improvising
    Jerry Coker Improvising Jazz
    1001 Jazz Licks: A Complete Jazz Vocabulary for the Improvising Musician
    Joe Diorio Intervallic Designs for Jazz Guitar: Ultramodern Sounds for Improvising
    Jazz-Rock Triad Improvising for Guitar
    Hancock Improvising: How to Master the Art by Gerre
    Alan L. Dworsky A Rhythmic Vocabulary: A Musician's Guide to Understanding and Improvising With Rhythm
    Horace A. Young Improvising Jazz Flute
    Fred Sokolow Improvising Lead Guitar: The Essential Guide
    Charley Gerard Improvising Jazz Sax: (MFM 75) (Saxophone) Improvising Jazz Sax
    John Mehegan Improvising Jazz Piano
    Peter Yellin Improvising Rock Sax
    Jeffrey Gutcheon Improvising Rock Piano
    David Borgo Sync or Swarm: Improvising Music In A Complex Age
    Artie Funaro Improvising Rock Guitar
    Jay Marks 25 Ways to Improve Your Improvising for Guitar
    David C. Gross Improvising Rock Bass
    Creative Saxophone Improvising
    Improvising Jazz Lines
    Earl Gately Bass Improvising
    William Bay Saxophone Improvising Workbook
    Dom Minasi Stress Points: A Guitarist's Guide to Improvising
    Melodic Lines for the Intermediate Guitarist: For Those Interested in Expanding Melodic Concepts
    Corey Christiansen Essential Jazz Lines in the Style of John Coltrane
    Corey Christiansen Essential Jazz Lines: The Style of Wes Montgomery for Guitar Book/CD Set
    Interpretation for Flute: How to Shape a Melodic Line
    Ron Carter Ron Carter - Building Jazz Bass Lines
    Sid Jacobs The Changes Guide Tones for Jazz Chords, Line & Comping for Guitar
    Clifford Brown Essential Jazz Lines in the Style of Clifford Brown, Bb Edition
    Ed Friedland Expanding Walking Bass Lines
    John Mehegan Jazz Improvisation 2: Jazz Rhythm And The Improvised Line
    Bruce Arnold Jazz and Blues Bass Lines
    Corey Christiansen Essential Jazz Lines : Guitar the Style of Joe Pass
    D. Zinn Structure and Analysis of the Modern Improvised Line
    Andrew Green Jazz Guitar Comping
    Jim Ferguson All Blues for Jazz Guitar: Comping Styles, Chords & Grooves
    Voicing and Comping for Jazz Vibraphone
    Mark Boling Creative Comping Concepts for Jazz Guitar
    Larry Coryell Jazz Guitar: Creative Comping, Soloing, and Improv
    June Edison Jazz Piano Comping: "From the Top"
    Wolf Marshall 101 Must-Know Blues Licks
    Charlton Johnson Chords for Jazz Guitar: The Complete Guide to Comping, Chord Melody and Chord Soloing
    Sid Jacobs The Changes Guide Tones for Jazz Chords, Line & Comping for Guitar
    Barry Galbraith Guitar Comping
    Tom Anderson Intermediate Jazz Piano Comping: "At the Bridge"
    Corey Jazz Guitar Standards: Lead Sheet, Chord Melody Solo, Comping Backup, Single-Line Improvisation
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