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Backbeat Books The Songwriting Sourcebook - How to Turn Chords into Great Songs

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Originally published in 2003, and now revised and updated, The Songwriting Sourcebook is the third entry in Rikky Rooksby's bestselling How to Write ...Click To Read More About This Product

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Originally published in 2003, and now revised and updated, The Songwriting Sourcebook is the third entry in Rikky Rooksby's bestselling How to Write Songs series. This easy-to-use book will help you write better songs by explaining the art of writing effective chord sequences. It shows: ¢ How three and four chords can lay the foundation for a simple song, and how to move on to progressions using five and six chords
¢ How to give your chord sequences additional color by adding chords that are not strictly in key, including blues chords
¢ How to write chord sequences for songs in minor keys as well as major keys, and how to take progressions into new territories by changing key
¢ How to fine-tune the color of your chords by understanding the emotional potential of sevenths, sixths and ninths


All examples come with easy-to-read guitar chord boxes, and the accompanying 20-track audio CD features original recordings that illustrate some of the points made in the book.


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How to Turn Chords into Great Songs
Fully Updated and Expanded Edition
Series: Reference
Publisher: Backbeat Books
Format: Softcover
Author: Rikky Rooksby
Inventory #HL 00332983
ISBN: 9780879309596
UPC: 884088478858
Width: 8.5"
Length: 11.0"
240 pages

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