A perfect approach for students with a passion for music outside of traditional programs, Alfred's Music Tech 101 covers the basics of music technology without heavy technical reading, using
Songwriter's block can be devastating, stopping even the best songwriters in their tracks. It can have several possible causes and levels of severity. Research shows that a fear of failure is the ultimate
Learn to write songs! This book presents the basic concepts of popular songwriting, such as song construction, creativity
The ultimate guide for the modern performer, chock-full of tips, tools, and inspiration for both aspiring troubadours and those looking to take their craft and career to the next level. Author Jeffrey
Confessions of a Serial Songwriter is an amusing and poignant memoir about songwriter Shelly Peiken's journey from young girl falling under the spell of magical songs to working professional songwriter
A first-of-its-kind organized and scholarly study of the craft of creating and marketing pop songs. deLise includes in this book a primer on music theory, detailed descriptions of all pop song forms,
Essential Songwriting, Producing & Recording brings to those of all ages a simple, easy to understand approach to learning ... view details
Your first song is the hardest one you will ever write. This book is designed to help you accomplish that goal. We're not going to jot down just any song, but one that you are proud of, one that gives you
Walter R. Dailey's insight in the jingle industry is unparalleled. In this easy-to-read guide, he offers clear steps for earning hundreds of thousands of dollars making music for TV, radio, and online ads.
Record songs in your own home studio! Today's smart singer-songwriter needs to be able to record high quality demo recordings. Whatever your budget, living arrangement, or technological aptitude, this book
This guidebook teaches songwriters exactly how to create awesome solos that will really help their material stand out.
Write songs starting from any direction: melody, lyric, harmony, rhythm, or idea. This book will help you expand your range and flexibility as a songwriter. Discussions, hands-on exercises, and notated
Take It to the Bridge combines a lively, instructive dialogue with helpful chord, key and song-form charts and creative songwriting assignments designed to inspire anyone who has thought of adding
This books offers a practical, fully multimedia curriculum designed to teach basic musical concepts through the creative process of music composition. Music educator Barbara Freedman presents
This complete guide for any composer interested in earning money writing music for television is aimed at the complete novice as well as the seasoned expert. It leads you through the steps necessary to
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