6 Steps to Songwriting Success

6 Steps to Songwriting Success

The Comprehensive Guide to Writing and Marketing Hit Songs

Book - 2004
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Drawing on his experience as a hit-making songwriter and song writingnstructor, Jason Blume presents an easy to understand, step-by-step approacho mastering those key elements consistently found in hit songs.ncorporating inspiring anecdotes, effective exercises, and common sensehecklists for self-evaluation, 6 Steps to Songwriting Success provides aoncise analysis of the six steps essential to song writing success -eveloping successful song structures, writing effective lyrics, composingemorable melodies, producing successful demos, taking care of business, andeveloping persistence. Exercises for practicing and honing these skills,dvice from more than 50 industry professionals, and checklists tobjectively assess one's strengths and weaknesses are included. This updateddition reflects industry changes such as the advent of MP3s, the increase inusic sampling, and the fact that CDs have replaced cassettes as the industrytandard for presenting material. 6 Steps to Songwriting Success containsverything songwriters need to know about the creative and business aspects
Publisher: New York : Billboard Books, 2004.
Edition: Rev. & expanded ed. --
ISBN: 9780823084128
Characteristics: xxi, 282 p.


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Jul 16, 2013

A great intro book to songwriting that include how to construct verse, chorus and bridge sections. A must for any beginning songwriter!


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