Improvisation: How to master the art


By Gerre Hancock

1. Introduction
2. The Scale
3. The Phrase
4. The Interlude
5. The Hymn
6. The Ornamented Hymn
7. The Hymn Prelude
8. The Song Form
9. The Sonata Form
10. The Toccata
11. The Canon
12. The Duo and The Trio
13. The Fugue
14. Coda
15. Bibliography

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This workbook is a compendium of exercises and advice that will lead the student towards effective improvisation. It starts from the premise that improvising must be analysed, planned, and practised carefully and systematically. Its style is informal and encouraging, and the numerous lively exercises are clearly explained.

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Hancock G.


Oxford University Press (OUP)