The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Paperback ISBN: 1557830665
Book by Hugh Wheeler Introduction by Christopher Bond "Mr. Sondheim fearlessly explores psychic caverns where civilized people are not dying to go ... A naked Sweeney Todd stands revealed as a musical of naked rage, chewing up everyone in its path as it spits out blood and tears." - Frank Rich, The New York Times * "A work of such scope and such daring that it dwarfs every other Broadway musical that even attempts to invite comparison." - Rex Reed, New York Daily News
Advanced Techniques for Film Scoring/Book and Compact Disc
Paperback ISBN: 0882844474
Earle Hagen has written an excellent sequel to his sensational best-seller Scoring for Films providing composers with additional advice regarding more advanced scoring techniques for film orchestration.
Structure and Style
The Study and Analysis of Musical Forms
Paperback ISBN: 0874871646
Structure and Style, first published in 1962 and expanded in 1979, fills the need for new ways of analysis that put 20th-century music in perspective. It spans forms in use before 1600 through forms and techniques in use today. Anthology of Musical Forms provides musical examples of forms treated in Structure and Style. Some examples are analyzed throughout. Most are left for the student to analyze. These books reflect Leon Stein's impressive background as student, musician, and composer. Stein studied composition with Leo Sowerby, Frederick Stock (conductor of the Chicago Symphony) and orchestration with Eric DeLamarter, his assistant. He earned M. Mus and Ph.D degrees at DePaul University and was associated with its School of Music as director of the Graduate Division and chairman of the Department of Theory and Composition until his retirement in 1976. He has composed a wide variety of works, including compositions for orchestra, chamber combinations, two operas, and a violin concerto.
Paperback ISBN: 0881880647
Seven vocal selections from Lerner and Loewe's Broadway musical, including: Camelot * Follow Me * How to Handle a Woman * I Loved You Once in Silence * If Ever I Would Leave You * The Lusty Month of May * The Simple Joys of Maidenhood.