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Performing Twentieth-Century Music: A Handbook for Conductors and Instrumentalists Paperback – February 21, 1996


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  • Paperback: 152 pages
  • Publisher: Yale University Press (February 21, 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0300066554
  • ISBN-13: 978-0300066555
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.4 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 8 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,109,733 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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I originally came across this book in the New York Public Library stacks, and just couldn't bring myself to return it until I found my own copy on Amazon. If you're struggling to notate and perform fantastically complicated rhythms, this is the best tutorial in print. The author provides absolutely essential tips on rewriting composite rhythms, on metric modulation, and on tough conducting issues. Classics of the repertoire are used as examples throughout.
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