The Muse That Sings : Composers Speak about the Creative Process
A collection of interviews with 25 various American composers, born between 1930 and 1960, who explain how they think in sound, mould musical ideas, and ultimately transfer sonic creations to the printed page.
- Hardback | 278 pages
- 161.5 x 240.3 x 161.5mm | 539.78g
- 01 Dec 1999
- Oxford University Press Inc
- New York, United States
McCutchan's approachable, non-specialist book provides necessarily open-ended and ambiguous glimpses into the ineffable mysteries of musical composition. * Tom Service, BBC Music Magazine, Oct 2000. *
About Ann McCutchan
Award-winning fine arts writer Ann McCutchan is also the author of Marcel Moyse: Voice of the Flute (1994). She is a Lecturer in the School of Music at the University of Texas.