Synopses & Reviews
Songwriting: The Words, the Music, and the Money, 2nd edition, covers the creative aspects of writing song lyrics and melodies and provides information about song forms from folk to rock to cabaret and hip-hop. It also contains a considerable amount of updated material about placing songs in film and on television, the process of collaborating with other writers, and performing rights organizations. In addition to an accompanying CD, a DVD shows two song collaborations, one with two writers and the other with three. The book is an effective instructional tool for beginning and intermediate songwriters and provides food for thought for more experienced writers.