Elizabeth Kowalski replied to Kyle Pyke's discussion Book Reviews!!
"Wow..  Great!  I'm glad to know of these books too.  I too had the Samuel Adler book, which has been the best I've had so far, but want to know more specifics.  Thanks!"
Mar 4, 2012
Elizabeth Kowalski replied to Brian Cooper's discussion Rhythm practice
"Well, imo, I think that the authenticity is the most important thing.  I did an exercise of transcribing old recordings of shepherd flute folk songs.  The rhythm was always performed stretched, pulled, and all other kinds of wacky ways, which in all…"
Mar 4, 2012
Elizabeth Kowalski replied to Bernard Duc's discussion Has your way of composing any influence on your music?
"YES!  I find that composing straight into Sibelius hinders my rhythmic spontaneity and flow.  Honestly, a piano and audio recorder do the best for me, then transcribing it."
Mar 4, 2012

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