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The Songwriting Secrets of the Beatles
Book of the Month 2003-10
The Songwriting Secrets Of The Beatles is an essential addition to Beatles literature - a new and perceptive analysis of both the music and the lyrics.
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How to Write Songs on Guitar
So you want to write songs, and you want to write them on guitar. This is the book that shows you exactly how. Taking tips and tricks from classic songwriters, from Bob Dylan to the Beatles to Tori Amos, How to Write Songs on Guitar takes you through the four main elements of a song ? rhythm, melody, lyrics, and harmony ? and inspires you to combine them in exciting new ways.
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Songwriting Sourcebook: How to Turn Chords Into Great Songs
The chord sequence of a song supports and colours the melody (and the words)...
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The Songwriting Secrets of the Beatles
Book of the Month 2003-10
The Songwriting Secrets Of The Beatles is an essential addition to Beatles literature - a new and perceptive analysis of both the music and the lyrics.
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How to Write Songs on Guitar
So you want to write songs, and you want to write them on guitar. This is the book that shows you exactly how. Taking tips and tricks from classic songwriters, from Bob Dylan to the Beatles to Tori Amos, How to Write Songs on Guitar takes you through the four main elements of a song ? rhythm, melody, lyrics, and harmony ? and inspires you to combine them in exciting new ways.
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Songwriting Sourcebook: How to Turn Chords Into Great Songs
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Songwriting and the Guitar
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.
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Melody In Songwriting: Tools And Techniques For Writing Hit Songs
Melody writing is a skill that can be learned, and this unique resource will show you how.
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Melody: How to Write Great Tunes
The melodies you'll hear on the CD are each laid out in standard notation, as you'll see over the page..
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Creative Guitar - Writing and Playing Rock Songs With Originality
A guidebook designed to inspire rock guitarists as they compose original music. Written in a straightforward, engaging style, the book aims to enhance creativity by both introducing traditional song structure and exploring the approach of rock innovators who adapt, bend, and disregard the "rules" as they see fit. Most important, each chapter provides a series of exercises designed to spark the imagination of players as they compose their own dynamic, inventive songs.
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How To Write Songs For Guitar - Revised
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The Blues Lyric
This book is the first rigorous and detailed exploration of exactly how blues singers used formulas to create songs, and it more than amply fills the gap in the study of the blues, where the structure and content of the lyrics have been less fully explored than the musical form.
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Complete Idiot's Guide to Songwriting
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Songwriting is the one-stop resource for all inspiring songwriters to learn how much musical training is needed, how to put together the basics of a song for various popu
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Songwriting for Dummies (For Dummies)
Songwriting for Dummies (For Dummies)
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Rock Troubadours
Conversations on the Art and Craft of Songwriting with Jerry Garcia, Ani DiFranco, Dave Matthews, Joni Mitchell, Paul Simon, and More
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Melody in Songwriting
Tools and Techniques for Writing Hit Songs (Berklee Guide)
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You Can Teach Yourself Song Writing
In this easy to understand, "how to" book for any aspiring songwriter, Larry McCabe addresses a variety of concepts.
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Songwriting: Essential Guide to Lyric Form and Structure
Veteran songwriter Pat Pattison has taught many of Berklee College of Music's best and brightest students how to write truly great lyrics.
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