Brass Music of Black Composers: A Bibliography (Music Reference Collection) (Hardcover)

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Aaron Horne provides the most comprehensive guide to brass music written by black composers. He covers composers from around the world in the 19th and 20th centuries. Included in the book is biographical information; commission, duration, instrumentation, date of publication, premiere, publisher, discography for each piece; bibliographical sources; and an index which groups the music by numbers, medium, and ensemble.

This is the fourth volume in Aaron Horne's monumental effort to provide the most comprehensive guide to music composed by black composers. In this volume he covers composers from around the world in the 19th and 20th centuries, including William Grant Still, Ulysses Kay, Anthony Davis, John Coltrane, and other major figures from the world of classical, jazz, and popular music.

The main body of the book is divided into sections devoted to African, African American, Afro-European, and Afro-Latino composers. Within each section composers are arranged alphabetically; each entry provides biographical information as well as commission, duration, instrumentation, date of publication, premiere, publisher, discography for each composition. Backmatter includes a Brass Music Index which groups the music by numbers, medium, and ensembles; a title index; discography; and bibliography. As with the earlier volumes, this is an essential reference tool for anyone with an interest in researching and/or performing the music of black composers.

About the Author


AARON HORNE is Professor of Music at Northeastern Illinois University. He is presently on leave, serving as Interim Chair, Department of African American Studies, Western Illinois University. Among his earlier publications are Woodwind Music of Black Composers, String Music of Black Composers, and Keyboard Music of Black Composers (Greenwood Press, 1990, 1991, and 1992 respectively).


Product Details
ISBN: 9780313298264
ISBN-10: 0313298262
Publisher: Greenwood
Publication Date: May 16th, 1996
Pages: 576
Language: English
Series: Music Reference Collection