A Comparative Study of Josef Schillinger’s Approach to Musical Composition and of the Traditional Academic Approach by Rudolf Schramm When a new book on the subject of harmony, counterpoint, fugue, melody writing, musical form or orchestration appears in print, it is proper to make a comparative analysis.
George Gershwin probably the greatest American Composer struggled with the fact that his fame was based on popular tunes. He took lessons with many teachers. The one teacher that is most known as Gershwin’s teacher is Joseph Schillinger. The Gershwin Family discounts the effect of