Something Borrowed, Something Blue
(Principles of Jazz Composition)
- Advance Music
This book is a broad survey of the wider principles of harmony, form, adaptation, and developmental technique underlying jazz composition in its various instrumental formats. It examines compositions ranging from those for solo piano to large ensembles using a variety of forms including blues, 32-bar sonograms, extended through-composed pieces, adaptations from European classical forms such as fugue, rondo and more.The extensive bibliography, discography and chapter assignments are to provide students and faculty with a flexible framework for analysis of additional compositions, as well as a basic set of useful research references and suggested compositional projects.
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