NAC Composition Kit
The material from previous NAC projects has now been collated into a
comprehensive guide to composition for 16–19 year olds and their
1. Introduction – what is composing?
2. Key Elements – Melody, Rhythm, Harmony etc.
3. Ideas and Motivation – Getting Started
4. Boundaries, Forms, Structure
5. The Process
6. Notation and Editing
7. Resources (the instruments)
8. Glossary and Keywords
Special features include spnm's guidelines on preparing scores
and parts, and recommended listening guides for individual instruments
Contributors include leading composers (including Alec Roth, Ian McQueen,
Graham Fitkin and Alasdair Nicolson) and performers (including Ensemble
Bash and musicians from the Hallé Orchestra and Scottish Chamber
The Composition Kit will be available from spnm in 2001 –
contact us for more details.
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