The Song Writing Sourcebook

The Song Writing Sourcebook

How to Turn Chords Into Great Songs

Book - 2003
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(Book). Complementing Rikky Rooksby's bestselling How to Write Songs on Guitar (00330574), this easy-to-use reference book will teach you how to write better songs. It analyzes important issues including writing harmonies, melodies and lyrics, and how to improve your songs by redrafting. The reference section includes sequences from a variety of diverse songs, outlining 20 songwriting moments, recommended listening for songwriters, and quotes about songwriting from professional songwriters. The enclosed CD features examples of chords, chord progressions and harmonies featured in the book, with a case history illustrating how to develop a song.
Publisher: San Francisco : Backbeat Books, c2003
ISBN: 9780879307493
Branch Call Number: 781.64 ROO
Characteristics: 224 p. :,col. ill., music +,1 sound disc
Alternative Title: Songwriting sourcebook


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