Category Archives: Schillinger Students

Rudolf Schramm

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.


Gershwin and Schillinger

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. ┬áThe one teacher that is most known as Gershwin’s teacher is Joseph Schillinger. The Gershwin Family discounts the effect of