A great book for band and choral directors, keyboard players, guitarists, students and anyone interested in arranging music!
Now you can have step-by-step lessons on all the ways you can put together top-notch arrangements. CREATIVE ARRANGING is an in-depth look at the active elements of the arranger's craft: harmonic and rhythmic devices, modulations and transitions, expansions of the basic chords and melody of a lead sheet, intros and cadences, motion, suprise, color and texture.
This book includes dozens and dozens of great, easy to understand musical examples. You can hear them played on CD or cassette by the author--Bill Holcome.
CREATIVE ARRANGING is a thorough and fascinating book to understanding and using the fundamentals of the arrangers art.