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101 Songwriting Wrongs and How to Right book cover 101 Songwriting Wrongs and How to Right book cover
101 Songwriting Wrongs and How to Right 101 Songwriting Wrongs and How to Right
LUBOFF/ LUBOFF - Writer's Digest Books

Give your songwriting a competitive edge with this book that takes readers from the first inspiration for a song to the collection of worldwide royalties. Experienced songwriters Pat and Pete Luboff point out... view details
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The 11 Contracts That Every Artist, Songwriter, and Producer Should Know book cover The 11 Contracts That Every Artist, Songwriter, and Producer Should Know book cover
The 11 Contracts That Every Artist, Songwriter, and Producer Should Know The 11 Contracts That Every Artist, Songwriter, and Producer Should Know
Steve Gordon - Hal Leonard Corporation

Most people regard legal contracts with an inherent suspicion. Having heard scores of horror stories, we in the music business, whether artists, creatives, audiophiles, or management, are especially

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Arranging Songs Arranging Songs (How to Put the Parts Together)
Rikky Rooksby - Hal Leonard Corporation

This book is an essential manual of techniques for recording a song. It explores arranging essentials such as grouping instruments effectively, using multi-track recording, artfully layering parts, achieving a... 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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Bruce Springsteen: Songwriting Secrets book cover Bruce Springsteen: Songwriting Secrets book cover
Bruce Springsteen: Songwriting Secrets Bruce Springsteen: Songwriting Secrets
Rikky Rooksby - Hal Leonard Corporation

Bruce Springsteen is one of today's great songwriters, with a style that is all his own. This book uses his work as the starting point for a master class in the art of writing powerful - and successful -... view details
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Chord Wheel-Ultimate Tool for Music book cover Chord Wheel-Ultimate Tool for Music book cover
Chord Wheel-Ultimate Tool for Music Chord Wheel-Ultimate Tool for Music
FLESER, J - Hal Leonard Corporation

Master chord theory ... in minutes! The Chord Wheel is a revolutionary device that puts the most essential and practical applications of chord theory into your hands. This tool will help you: Improvise and... view details
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Art of Songwriting book cover The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Art of Songwriting book cover
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 Wrining, Performing, Recording & Business)
Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

Of all the paths available to today's musicians, the life of the singer-songwriter remains one of the most alluring and popular. This handbook is the ultimate guide for the modern singer-songwriter, full of

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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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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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The Craft of Songwriting The Craft of Songwriting (Music, Meaning & Emotion)
Scarlet Keys - Berklee Press

Take songwriting to the next level! This book breaks down the processes used by hit songwriters and dives deeply into the craft of songwriting. Discover the tools and techniques of melody, harmony, lyrics,

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Deconstructing Production Music for TV Deconstructing Production Music for TV
Steve Barden - Centerstream Publications

Here is a peek behind the curtains, revealing the secrets to writing successful orchestral music cues for the production music market. This includes several examples, along with complete transcriptions with

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The Elements of Song Craft The Elements of Song Craft
Billy Seidman - Hal Leonard Corporation

An effective new songwriting vocabulary supported by ASCAP, BMI, and SESAC! The Elements of Song Craft does for songwriters what William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White's The Elements of Style did for English

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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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Great Songwriting Techniques Great Songwriting Techniques
Jack Perricone - Oxford University Press

In Great Songwriting Techniques, veteran composer and teacher Jack Perricone shares years of experience in the art, science, and pedagogy of songwriting to teach readers the craft. Whether they write for a

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Hal Leonard Songwriting Method book cover Hal Leonard Songwriting Method book cover
Hal Leonard Songwriting Method Hal Leonard Songwriting Method
Tom Hambridge - Hal Leonard Corporation

Designed for anyone interested in learning the basics of songwriting, GRAMMY Award-winning writer and producer Tom Hambridge guides you through the process, from inspiration and structure to lyrics and

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Hey! That's My Song! Hey! That's My Song! (A Guide to Getting Music Placements in Film, TV and Media)
Tracey Marino & Vance Marino - Hal Leonard Corporation

This resource is a guide to getting music placements in film, tv, and media. Includes chapters on how to write music for sync; how to get your music out there, signed, and placed; and details on the

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How to Be a Hit Songwriter How to Be a Hit Songwriter
LEIKIN, M - Hal Leonard Corporation

You've written what you think is a great melody, what you hope is a strong lyric, and you've cut what sounds to you like a killer track. But how do you know if it's a hit? And what do you do with it if it is?... view details
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How to Write Guitar Riffs How to Write Guitar Riffs (Create and Play Great Hooks for Your Songs - 3rd Edition, Revised & Updated)
Rikky Rooksby - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

Countless great songs are based on riffs – catchy guitar phrases that repeat until they're seared into your brain forever – or snappy chord sequences as memorable as any melody. Riffs get people

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How to Write Songs on Guitar How to Write Songs on Guitar (2nd Edition)
Rikky Rooksby - Hal Leonard Corporation

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,... view details
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