The Complete Idiot's Guide to Songwriting

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Songwriting

Book - 2004
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A comprehensive book for today's amateur musician interested in creating and writing his or her own songs, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Songwriting, Second Edition , is the most complete and up-to-date book available. Beating coverage from other series competition, Oscar-winning (and Grammy and Tony award nominated) author Joel Hirschhorn shares his firsthand knowledge of coming up with ideas, rhyming schemes, hooks, melodies, lyrics, and even titles - everything readers need to create their own hit songs!

This new edition features coverage of the music business along with the ins and outs of selling a song including working with publishers, producers, artists, managers, accountants, agents, and even attorneys. Best of all, this newest edition features special chapters on genre songwriting - with all new coverage of Latin music, Rock/Blues, Children's music, writing for television, film, and more.

Publisher: Indianapolis : Alpha Books, c2004.
Edition: 2nd ed. --
ISBN: 9781592572113
Characteristics: xxvii, 323 p. :,ill., music. --


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