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Melody in Songwriting: Tools and Techniques for Writing Hit Songs (Berklee Guide)

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Melody is a subject too often neglected in the teaching of music. This unique resource gives melody that attention it deserves, and proves that melody writing is a skill that can be learned. Through proven tool and techniques, you will learn to write interesting melodies, how melodic rhythm influences rhyme, what makes harmony progress, and the many dynamic relationships between melody and harmony. This clear and comprehensive approach to songwriting unlocks the secrets of popular songs, revealing what really makes them work. Examples of great songs by such notable songwriters as Lennon and McCartney, Diane Warren, Robert Palmer, and more, provide a close-up illustration of the songwriting techniques employed by these masters of the industry. This is the book used in Songwriting classes at Berklee College of Music. The exercises provided make it a wonderful self-teaching manual and a great addition to any general theory course of any level. Use the tools presented in this book to help fine-tune your craft and start writing hits

Synopsis:

Discover songwriting techniques from the hit makers! This comprehensive guide unlocks the secrets of hit songs, examining them, and revealing why they succeed. Learn to write memorable melodies and discover the dynamic relationships between melody, harmony, rhythm, and rhyme. Fine-tune your craft and start writing hits!

Product Details

ISBN:
9780634006388
Composer:
Perricone, Jack
Publisher:
Berklee Press Publications
Composer:
Perricone, Jack
Author:
Perricone, Jack
Location:
Boston, MA :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Theater - General
Subject:
Popular music
Subject:
Songwriting
Subject:
Composition (music)
Subject:
Theory
Subject:
Songbooks - Popular
Subject:
Writing and publishing
Subject:
Songbooks - General
Subject:
Instruction & Study - Songwriting
Subject:
Popular music -- Writing and publishing.
Subject:
Melody
Subject:
Music-Music Business and Songwriting
Copyright:
Series:
Berklee guide
Series Volume:
no. 17
Publication Date:
20000531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
182
Dimensions:
11.94x8.98x.51 in. 1.36 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Discover songwriting techniques from the hit makers! This comprehensive guide unlocks the secrets of hit songs, examining them, and revealing why they succeed. Learn to write memorable melodies and discover the dynamic relationships between melody, harmony, rhythm, and rhyme. Fine-tune your craft and start writing hits!
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