Behind Bars: The Definitive Guide To Music Notation (Faber by Elaine Gould

By Elaine Gould

Behind Bars is the fundamental reference ebook for composers, arrangers, academics and scholars of composition, editors, and song processors. within the such a lot thorough and painstakingly researched e-book to be released because the Nineteen Eighties, expert song editor Elaine Gould presents a finished grounding in notational rules.

Behind Bars covers every thing from uncomplicated principles, conventions and subject matters to complicated instrumental strategies, empowering the reader to organize tune with overall readability and precision. With the arrival of desktop expertise, it hasn't ever been extra very important for musicians to have prepared entry to ideas of most sensible perform during this dynamic box, and this ebook will aid the endeavours of software program clients and devotees of hand-copying alike. The author's figuring out of, and fervour for, her topic has ended in a e-book that isn't purely useful but additionally compellingly readable.

This seminal and all-encompassing consultant encourages new criteria of excellence and accuracy and, at 704 pages, it's supported by way of 1,500 song examples of released ratings from Bach to Xenakis. this can be the whole booklet model of the unique hardback edition.

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