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Alfred's Music Tech 101 Alfred's Music Tech 101 (A Group Study Course in Modern Music Production Using Audio Technology)
Brian Laasko - Alfred Music Publishing

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

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Art Song: Linking Poetry and Music Art Song: Linking Poetry and Music
Carol Kimball - Hal Leonard Corporation

Rather than a general survey of art song literature, this book clearly and insightfully defines the fundamental characteristics of art song, and the integral relationship between lyric poetry and its musical... view details
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Beating Songwriter's Block Beating Songwriter's Block (Jump-Start Your Words and Music)
Gary Ewer - Hal Leonard Corporation

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

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Beginning Songwriting Beginning Songwriting (Writing Your Own Lyrics, Melodies, and Chords)
Andrea Stolpe - Hal Leonard Corporation

Learn to write songs! This book presents the basic concepts of popular songwriting, such as song construction, creativity

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Art of Songwriting The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Art of Songwriting
Casey Kelly & David Hodge - Alfred Music Publishing

With "The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Art of Songwriting," beginning songwriters can hit the right note by starting out with the basics, including how to create melodies, how to create many different... view details
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The Complete Singer-Songwriter The Complete Singer-Songwriter (A Troubadour's Guide to Writing, Performing, Recording, and Business)
Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers - Hal Leonard Corporation

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

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Composing for the Cinema Composing for the Cinema (The Theory and Praxis of Music in Film)
Ennio Morricone & Sergio Miceli - Scarecrow Press, Inc.

In Composing for the Cinema: The Theory and Praxis of Music in Film, Morricone and musicologist Sergio Miceli present a series of lectures on the composition and analysis of film music.  Adapted from several... view details
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Confessions of a Serial Songwriter Confessions of a Serial Songwriter
Shelly Peiken - Hal Leonard Corporation

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

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The Contemporary Minstrel The Contemporary Minstrel (Songwriting, Recording and Making Money with Your Music)
Louis Anthony deLise - Bocage Music Publishing

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,

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Essential Guide to Songwriting, Producing & Recording Essential Guide to Songwriting, Producing & Recording
Darryl Swann - Hal Leonard Corporation

Essential Songwriting, Producing & Recording brings to those of all ages a simple, easy to understand approach to learning ... view details

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How to Write Songs on Keyboards How to Write Songs on Keyboards
Rikky Rooksby - Hal Leonard Corporation

This book helps both keyboard and guitar players to find and develop interesting chords and chord sequences on a keyboard, and then use them to write their own songs. Rather than trying to teach intricate... view details
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How to Write Your First Song How to Write Your First Song
Dr. Dave Walker - Hal Leonard Corporation

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

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JingleMoney JingleMoney (The Essential Guide to Making Real Money Writing Jingles)
Walter R. Dailey - Hal Leonard Corporation

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.

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The Singer Songwriter's Guide to Recording in the Home Studio The Singer Songwriter's Guide to Recording in the Home Studio
Shane Adams - Hal Leonard Corporation

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

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Songs and Solos Songs and Solos (Creating the Right Solo for Every Song)
Rikky Rooksby - Hal Leonard Corporation

This guidebook teaches songwriters exactly how to create awesome solos that will really help their material stand out.

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Songwriting Songwriting (A Complete Guide to the Craft)
Stephen Citron - Limelight Editions

Songwriting: A Complete Guide to the Craft is both a comprehensive course for beginning and experienced songwriters and a rich source of new ideas, inspiration, and tricks of the trade for those who have... view details
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The Songwriting Sourcebook The Songwriting Sourcebook
Rikky Rooksby - Hal Leonard Corporation

Originally published in 2003, and now revised and updated, "The Songwriting Sourcebook" is the third entry in Rikky Rooksby's bestselling "How to Write Songs" series.  This easy-to-use book will help you write... view details
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Songwriting Strategies Songwriting Strategies (A 360 Degree Approach)
Mark Simos - Berklee Press

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

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Stalking the Red Headed Stranger Stalking the Red Headed Stranger
Randy Poe - Hal Leonard Corporation

A guide to the art and history of professional song plugging. But this isn't your run-of-the-mill history book/instruction manual. It is an in-depth, up-close look into the real music business by industry... view details
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Take It to the Bridge Take It to the Bridge (Unlocking the Great Songs Inside You)
Steve Dawson & Mark Caro - GIA Publications

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

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Teaching Music Through Composition Teaching Music Through Composition (A Curriculum Using Technology)
Barbara Freedman - Oxford University Press

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

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The Power in Logic Pro The Power in Logic Pro (Songwriting, Composing, Remixing, and Making Beats)
Dot Bustelo - Hal Leonard Corporation

Dot Bustelo's signature approach to teaching Logic will get you up and running quickly.  She'll help you move beyond the basics to discover a professional-level Logic workflow, taught through highly musical... view details
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Writing Production Music for TV Writing Production Music for TV (The Road to Success)
Steve Barden - Hal Leonard Corporation

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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