The Complete Idiot’s Guide to the Art of Songwriting: Home Your Craft and Reach for Your Goals Creative, Commercial, or Both

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Music Composition: Methods for Developing Simple Melodies and Longer Compositions Complete Idiot's Guides Lifestyle Paperback

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Music Theory, 3E Idiot's Guides

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Songwriting For Dummies

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Writing Better Lyrics

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Songwriting 101 - get a grip on everything you need to know to write a song, from learning to listen to your "inner voice" to creating a "mood" and everything in between. The must-have guide for songwritersWriting Better Lyrics has been a staple for songwriters for nearly two decades. Alpha Books. Jaunt around the genres - discover the variety of musical genres and find your fit, whether it's rock, country, pop, R&B, gospel, or more.

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Songwriters will discover:how to use sense-bound imagery to enhance a song's emotional impact on listenerstechniques for avoiding clichés and creating imaginative metaphors and similesWays to use repetition as an assetHow to successfully manipulate meterInstruction for matching lyrics with musicWays to build on ideas and generate effective titlesAdvice for working with a co-writerAnd much moreFeaturing updated and expanded chapters, 50 fun songwriting exercises, and examples from more than 20 chart-toppings songs, Writing Better Lyrics gives you all of the professional and creative insight you need to write powerful lyrics and put your songs in the spotlight where they belong.

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The Chord Wheel: The Ultimate Tool for All Musicians

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Beginning Songwriting: Writing Your Own Lyrics, Melodies, and Chords

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Shortcuts to Hit Songwriting: 126 Proven Techniques for Writing Songs That Sell

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Music Theory, 2nd Edition

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Mixing Music Idiot's Guides

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Music Theory For Dummies, 4th Edition

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