Creative Music Making

Creative Music Making

by William L Cahn, Cahn L. Cahn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415972825

ISBN-13: 9780415972826

Pub. Date: 04/28/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Most musicians focus on learning technique (learning how to play an instrument), rather than on developing an individual, unique voice. Creative Music Making focuses on the creative development of musicians from all levels of experience and in all styles of music. Based on the author's experience leading workshops for performers around the world, the easy-to

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Most musicians focus on learning technique (learning how to play an instrument), rather than on developing an individual, unique voice. Creative Music Making focuses on the creative development of musicians from all levels of experience and in all styles of music. Based on the author's experience leading workshops for performers around the world, the easy-to-follow exercises in this text will enable any musician—from beginner to professional—to improve creativity and self-expression. Creative Music Making will open the ears of all musicians, vocalists or instrumentalists, in classical, popular, or jazz styles, to a world of new possibilities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415972826
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/28/2005
Edition description:
Book and CD, 74 minutes
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2Questions, questions, questions!7
3A pedagogy for musicianship11
4Music making ... for whom?13
5The basics of CMM ... just do it!19
6Improvisation23
7Creative music making31
8CMM step 1 - playing35
9CMM step 2 - recording45
10CMM step 3 - listening49
11CMM step 4 - questioning53
12CMM sessions at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music59
13Track 4 - duet improvisation61
14Track 5 - trio improvisation A65
15Tracks 6 and 7 - trio improvisations B and C71
16Tracks 8 and 9 - trio improvisations D and E75
17Tracks 10 and 11 - trio improvisations F and G81
18Track 12 - expanding quartet improvisation85
19CMM in grade school classrooms91
20Outcomes97
21Improvisation in concerts99
Building a homemade Amadinda103
Examples for supplementary listening105
Recordings of improvised music performed by Bill Cahn107
Track list for the enclosed compact disc109

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