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Melody in Songwriting

Author : Jack Perricone
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Discover songwriting techniques from the hit makers! This comprehensive guide unlocks the secrets of hit songs, examining them, and revealing why they succeed. Learn to write memorable melodies and discover the dynamic relationships between melody, harmony, rhythm, and rhyme. Fine-tune your craft and start writing hits!

Six Steps to Songwriting Success Revised Edition

Author : Jason Blume
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What’s the secret to writing a hit song? It’s as simple as 1-2-3-4-5-6! Innovative, practical, and inspiring, Six Steps to Songwriting Success presents a surefire step-by-step approach to mastering the elements consistently found in hit songs. Author Jason Blume, a songwriter with the rare distinction of having had songs on the Country, Pop, and R&B charts simultaneously, has packed this book with such key aids as the three-step lyric writing technique used by the pros; lyric, melody, and demo checklists; and tools for self-evaluation–plus many other exercises that work. Blume’s warm, humorous style features motivational anecdotes and entertaining stories of how hit songs came to be written and recorded. Get Six Steps to Songwriting Success, and get on the charts!


Author : Christian V. Hauser
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A musical composer, guitar rocker, and lyric opera singer team up to write this sensational book on songwriting. This book includes everything you want to know about the core competencies of songwriting, elements of music, and lyrics. Features include writing song lyrics, crafting musical compositions, musical styles, getting a contract, sustaining a career, publishers and agents, recording, and even how to survive in the music industry. No matter what music genre you desire---blues, country, hip hop, gospel, punk, classical, alternative, jingles, or rock---this is the book for you. You will find this fascinating book filled with tips, quotes from famous songwriters and musicians, and numerous stories on songwriting that will keep you fully engaged.

Songwriting and the Guitar

Author : Hal Leonard Corporation Staff
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(String Letter Publishing). With this unique and informative guide, you'll discover new ideas and inspirations for crafting your own songs and making the most of your instrument. You'll gain a better understanding of chord progressions, melodies, alternate tunings and other subjects through a series of expertly designed workshops, and you'll find tips and techniques offered by top singer-songwriters, such as Paul Simon, James Taylor, Joni Mitchell, Don McLean, Patty Larkin, David Wilcox, Dave Matthews and more.


Author : Felicity Baker
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This comprehensive and groundbreaking book describes the effective use of songwriting in music therapy with a variety of client populations, from children with cancer and adolescents in secondary school to people with traumatic brain injury and mental health problems. The authors explain the specific considerations to bear in mind when working with particular client groups to achieve the best clinical outcomes. All the contributors are experienced music therapy clinicians and researchers. They provide many case examples from clinical practice to illustrate the therapeutic methods being used, together with notated examples of songs produced in therapy. Particular emphasis is placed on how lyrics and music are created, including the theoretical approaches underpinning this process. This practical book will prove indispensable to students, clinical therapists, music therapists, educators, teachers and musicians.

Popular Songwriting Methods

Author : Wallace Graydon Garland
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How to Get a Job in the Music and Recording Industry

Author : Kristen Schilo
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Get more than your foot in the door! This is the bible for anyone who has ever dreamed of landing a job in the music business, from recording the next Top 10 hit to running a record company. Featuring advice and secrets to educate and empower the serious entertainment industry job seeker, this handy guide provides: details on booming job prospects in new media, a resource directory of key publications and top industry trade organizations, interviews with top pros revealing how they got their start, workshops to help you assess and develop a personalized career path, networking and resume tips, and much more.

The Shortcut to Melody Creation The Songwriting Magic Formula Instantly Create Riffs Hooks Vocal Melodies

Author : Paul Wright
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THE SHORTCUT TO MELODY CREATION The songwriting magic formula See my author page to the left of this description. For a short video of what kind of vocal melodies you can compose by using the methods in the shortcut to melody creation. We've all read books on songwriting or seen the questions, where do i start or how do i write a song or where do i put my fingers next, or how do i progress a melody, and then you get the usual recycled generic answers, such as fawm write a song every 2 days during the month of February, persevere, keep a hook book, go to music college learn theory write for 10,000 hours, don't go to sleep the night before you write a song, because you'll be more creative when your tired etc. you'll see these little snippets in books and scattered all over the internet. But these are not the answers you are looking for. Then you might do all of these things and find they don't work and you might even go to music college but then on your first day at college. When your expecting to learn how to start creating vocal melodies. The thoughts of why am i here start to enter your mind. Abstract from bookPupil says to mentor, I know you're going to teach me how to write better songs, but how do I come up with the actual melody.The mentor turns to the pupil and says. "well, that's the million dollar question. I wish I could just say, sit there with your guitar do this, and out will pop a melody. But unfortunately, there's no such thing as a magic formula". This isn't true. Let's blow the other myth out of the water. The one where they say composing cannot be taught. Well, I've just learned you how to create 3 vocal melodies in a combined time of less than 15 seconds in the examples in the tutorial video that comes with this book. 2 of them sold over 30 million copies. Usually it only takes a few seconds to hear the new melody being born. Now you can teach your friends and family how to compose a melody in less than 10 minutes. Even if they've never composed a melody before. And not just any melody but catchy hit melodies. In this book you won't learn how to write lyrics or theory or any of the other recycled generic answers mentioned above.But what you will learn is how to sit down with your guitar or at your piano, do this and out will pop a vocal melody with the backing chords at the same time. This book ends songwriters block in melody

The Music Notebook

Author : Melody Journalson
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THE MUSIC NOTEBOOK This music notebook with wide staff paper is perfect for musicians, composers, songwriters and kids who are learning to write music. It's a great gift for all music lovers. Specifications: Staff music paper 100 pages (50 sheets) 8.5 x 11 inches 13 staves per page White paper Glossy cover This funny notebook is ideal for learning to play any musical instrument (piano, guitar, etc.). Doesn't include clefs or bars so you are free to put your own. UNLEASH YOUR CREATIVITY!

Alfred s Teach Yourself Songwriting

Author : Greg Horne
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The newest addition to the extremely successful Teach Yourself Series is here! This book is packed with useful tips on how to harness creativity in both lyric writing and music composition and is sure to inspire any aspiring songwriter!