COSTA, Mark

M.Mus University of Sydney 2010 Pages: 87p +1CD

A forgotten pedagogy : The Schillinger sytem of musical composition through the teachings of Richard Benda

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Josweph Schillinger (1895-1943) and the Schillinger System of Musical Compositions have made a significant contribution to American popular culture during the twentieth century. From the 1930s through to the 1960s, countless Broadway and Hollywood film and commercial music composers, arrangers and orchestrators were actively using the Schillinger System. Despite these achievements, Schillinger and his system are almost forgotten today...

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