Alfred's Teach Yourself Songwriting (Everything You Need to Know to Start Writing Songs Now!). For piano (or keyboard). Reference Textbooks. Teach Yourself Series. Song Writing, General Theory and Composition. Instructional book and examples CD. Instructional text, black & white photos, musical examples and lyrical examples. 95 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.22857).
ISBN 0739036041. With instructional text, black & white photos, musical examples and lyrical examples. Song Writing, General Theory and Composition. 9x12 inches.
This book is packed with useful tips on how to harness creativity in both lyric writing and music composition and is sure to inspire any aspiring songwriter! Topics include the basic elements of a song; how to "punch up" your lyrics; easy-to-understand lessons on composition, harmony, and melody; writing assignments to guide your learning; explanations on meter and rhyme; a CD with lots of examples that will instruct and inspire; and much more!