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Composition and Technology
Books at SFCM
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SUBJECT HEADINGS in Wolfi
Computer sound processing
Instrumentation and orchestration
Magnetic recorders and recording
Music -- Acoustics and physics
Music acoustics and physics
Music philosophy and aesthetics
Musical form Sound recording industry
Sound -- Recording and reproducing
|REF M3 ||Collected works of individual composers|
|ML 90||Writings of composers|
|[REF] ML134||Thematic catalogs of individual composers|
|ML430 - ML455||History and criticism of composition|
|ML457||Interpretation and performance practice|
|ML3797 - ML3799||Musicology and ethnomusicology|
|ML3800 - ML3920||Philosophy and physics of music|
|MT40 - MT67||Composition: instruction and study|
|MT70 - MT73||Orchestration|
Selected SFCM LIBRARY RESOURCES
Black, Dave, 1959- Essential dictionary of orchestration: ranges, general characteristics, technical considerations, scoring tips : the most practical and comprehensive resource for composers, arrangers & orchestrators. Los Angeles : Alfred Pub. Co., c1998. REF MT70.B628 E7 1998
Composition, performance, reception: studies in the creative process in music. Edited by Wyndham Thomas. Aldershot, Hants, England ; Brookfield, Vt.: Ashgate, 1998. ML3830.C737 T4 1998
Cope, David. Techniques of the Contemporary Composer. New York: Schirmer Books, 1997. MT40 .C782 T2 1997
Cope, David. Virtual music: computer synthesis of musical style. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2001. MT56.C782 V5 2001
Fink, Robert. The language of twentieth century music: a dictionary of terms . New York: Schirmer Books, 1975. ML100 .F499
In the course of performance: studies in the world of musical improvisation. Edited by Bruno Nettl with Melinda Russell. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998. ML430.I35 N4 1998
Lebrecht, Norman, 1948- The companion to 20th-century music. New York : Simon & Schuster, 1992. ML100.L451 C7
Mender, Mona. Music Manuscript Preparation : a concise guide. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1991. MT35 .M56 1991
Modulations: a history of electronic music : throbbing words on Sound. Edited by Peter Shapiro. New York: Caipirinha Productions, 2000. ML1380 .M63 2000
Music, electronic media, and culture. Edited by Simon Emmerson. Aldershot ; Burlington, USA : Ashgate, c2000. ML1380 .M86 2000
The Music machine: selected readings from Computer music Journal. Edited by Curtis Roads. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1989. ML1093 .M88 1989
Music and technology in the twentieth century. Edited by Hans- Joachim Braun. Baltimore : John Hopkins University Press, 2002. ML197 .I2 2002
Nishimura, Mari. The Twentieth-Century Composer Speaks: an Index of Interviews. Berkeley, CA: Fallen Leaf Press, 1993. REF ML118 .N724 T9 1993
Perone, James E. Orchestration Theory: A Bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1996. ML128.I66 P4 1996
Slonimsky, Nicolas. Thesaurus of Scales and Melodic Patterns. New York: Macmillan, 1986. MT45.S634 T4 1986
Soundpieces: interviews with American composers. Edited by Cole Gagne and Tracy Caras. Metuchen, NJ : Scarecrow Press, 1982. ML390.G13 S7
Soundpieces 2 : interviews with American composers. Edited by Cole Gagne. Metuchen, N.J. : carecrow Press, 1993. ML390.S724 G13 1993
Taylor, Timothy Dean. Strange sounds : music, technology & culture. New York : Routledge, 2001. ML1380.T35 S9 2001
Théberge, Paul. Any sound you can imagine : making music/consuming technology. Hanover, NH : Published by University Press of New England [for]Wesleyan University Press, 1997. ML1092.T375 A6 1997
Whittall, Arnold. Musical composition in the twentieth century. New York : Oxford University Press, 1999. ML197.W624 M9 1999
American Music Center Newsletter
Perspectives of New Music
Stereo Review - Sound & Vision
20th Century Music
21st Century Music
Home page for the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.
American Composers Alliance
ACA site has a searchable composer database and online rental or purchase options for items in the ACA library.
American Composers Forum
Site to facilitate the ACF mission of "linking composers and performers with communities." The site includes information concerning programs, chapters, opportunities, composer home pages, and guidelines for commission deadlines.
American Music Center
The American Music Center (AMC) is a national service and information center for new American music. The site includes the NewMusicBox, a monthly web magazine about new music; NewMusicJukebox, an online library and listening room; a Professional Development Program; Opportunity Update, a monthly listing of new-music opportunities for AMC members, and other career-support publications.
Home page for Broadcast Music, Inc. the American performing rights organization that represents approximately 300,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers in all genres of music. Center for Research in Computing and the Arts (UCSD)
The CRCA is an Organized Research Unit of the University of California, San Diego. CRCA exists to foster collaborative working relationships among artists and scientists by identifying and promoting projects in which common research interests may be advanced through the application of computer-mediated strategies.
Center for Research in Music and Acoustics (Stanford University)
Site for CCRMA, a multi-disciplinary facility where composers and researchers work together using computer-based technology both as an artistic medium and as a research tool.
Computer Music Journal Web Link File
Contains links to useful internet resources for computer music including research centers and universities, archives, manufacturers, etc.
Access to IRCAM's catalogs; biographical information about contemporary composers; articles and analyses of music; calendar of events; and internet links.
Meet the Composer
Meet the Composer serves composers in the United through a range of commissioning, residency, education, and audience interaction programs.
National Association of Composers
NACUSA's home page provides information on concerts, competitions, members, announcements & inquiries, and related internet sites.
Society of Composers, Inc.
The Society's home page contains information about their conferences and performances, publications, CD series, membership, competitions, and chapters.
Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States