The Relation of Composition to Improvisation

Improvisation has been a vital part of most world musics, and played a significant role in early classical music, but less so between 1800 and 1950. The explosions of the avant-garde of the 50’s and 60’s and increasing exchanges between different musical forms make it a vital issue to address today.

composition and improvisation

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