title: "Musical Guide to In The Court Of The Crimson King by King Crimson"
author: Andrew Keeling
editor: Mark Graham
softcover 5×8 inches (13×20 centimeters)
12 photographs, 12 diagrams, 85 musical examples
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What is it?
An informative, insightful guide to the secret mechanics that power the mysterious music of King Crimson. It is generously illustrated with photographs and musical notation diagrams. This is a scholastic yet accessible work. Andrew Keeling's credentials as composer and academic are impeccable. He holds a PhD from the University of Manchester and has works published by Faber in the UK and PRB in the USA. His musical compositions have been performed, recorded and broadcast throughout the world.
This guide takes you through all the complexities of the music, stripping away layer after layer to reveal the inner workings of the exquisite machinery of harmony, counterpoint and rhythm that, seemingly so effortlessly, go together to make: "In The Court Of The Crimson King".
"Comprehensive and authoritative." - Sid Smith
"The guide is stunning, an exemplary piece of work. It sets a standard in the field." - Robert Fripp