Songwriting for Dummies

Songwriting for Dummies Learn to write songs like a pro Want to know how to make it as a songwriter Songwriting For Dummies nd Edition gives you a chance to learn from the best Written by a group of music industry pros th

  • Title: Songwriting for Dummies
  • Author: Jim Peterik
  • ISBN: 9780764554049
  • Page: 103
  • Format: Paperback
  • Learn to write songs like a pro Want to know how to make it as a songwriter Songwriting For Dummies, 2nd Edition gives you a chance to learn from the best Written by a group of music industry pros, this practical guide shows you how to develop your songwriting skills and successfully utilize the Internet to promote and market your work Whether you re a first time songwriLearn to write songs like a pro Want to know how to make it as a songwriter Songwriting For Dummies, 2nd Edition gives you a chance to learn from the best Written by a group of music industry pros, this practical guide shows you how to develop your songwriting skills and successfully utilize the Internet to promote and market your work Whether you re a first time songwriter or songwriting vet looking for a fast track into the recording industry, this friendly, easy to follow guide is the source for you Using well known tunes as examples, the authors walk you through everything you need to know to write hit singles, catchy jingles, and everything in between.25% new and updated content, including information on social media networks YouTube, Twitter, Viddler, and Digg Coverage of the latest music industry trends and techniques Tips and tricks to combat songwriter s block Whether you want to know how to compose a love song for that special someone or you re looking break into the industry Songwriting For Dummies, 2nd Edition is a gold mine of inspiration and how to information.

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    1. This book can be helpful to an aspiring songwriter, but the writing leaves quite a bit to be desired. The lyrical samples are embarrassing to read. However, they do provide nice guidance for rhyme schemes. You just need to look past the actual words. The sections on song structure are certainly helpful, especially if you have no experience writing chord progressions. I can't HIGHLY recommend this book, but anyone who wants to tackle songwriting (especially novices) could pick up some valuable ad [...]

    2. A cool and interesting tome by the man who brought you "Vehicle", "Eye of the Tiger" and "So Caught Up In You", Songwriting for Dummies covers the basics for crafting a listener-friendly pop song. The problem for me is the idea of formulaic song writing. It works, and it certainly captures the attention of the lowest common denominator music listener, but I find satisfaction in writing songs that interject some randomness without being dissonant or off-putting. I don't make a living writing song [...]

    3. As a new songwriter I wasn't sure if I could "rise up to the challenge"d see if I might have what it takes. You know- pen and record some great songs- and get it out to the massesd count the money that rolls right in. Songwriting experts come from a few camps, guys who don't really know what they are doing and puke out a one time hit, as well as those elder songmens (and women) who know their craft- and written a slew of great songs you've probably never heard of, etc. Peteric is a good source t [...]

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