You Can Teach Yourself Song Writing - Book/CD Set by Larry McCabe. For Songwriting. Methods. You Can Teach Yourself. All Styles. Beginning. Book/CD Set. 120 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.94823BCD).
ISBN 9780786650125. All Styles. 8.75" x 11.75" inches.
In this easy to understand, "how to" book for any aspiring songwriter, Larry McCabe addresses a variety of concepts including: how to get started, how to write in different song forms, how to approach titles, themes and lyrics, the creation of a melody, utilization of various chords and chord progressions, finding the right chords for the melody, handling various rhythmic elements, creating a lead sheet and copyrighting the tune. Special features include a glossary, essential supplies for novice songwriters, master chord diagrams for keyboard and guitar and an index of recorded music. Includes stereo CD.