Full scores and in-depth analysis of contemporary, large ensemble works by six Grammy-nominated composers: Analysis of the lead sheet reductions of each song
Annotated full scores with special features extracted in concert pitch for easier realization
Biographies of and interviews with the artists, exploring each one's creative process
A link to free software - Orchestrators ToolKit - an invaluable aid for composers
Recordings readily available for all scores
Spiral-bound, 9x12 format for easy reading on a music stand or piano rack
Over 400 pages!
Darcy James Argue
Following in the footsteps of Rayburn Wright's seminal work, Inside the Score, this book gives a guided tour into the techniques and musical concepts in these six scores by masters of large ensemble jazz writing.
This immense labor of love includes: