By Michael Alec Rose
Author and composer Michael Alec Rose is helping readers decode the indicators composers provide us of their music—sounds that invoke very specific ideas, photographs, and cultural contexts—and finds the extreme ingenuity with which sure items installation recognizable figures in a musical landscape. None of this is often performed systematically. every one paintings reinvents "the code" and calls for a special set of approaches. But the chapters during this invigorating book spring from an analogous musical floor, the place the single factor that concerns is to concentrate on the wonders of significant music.