The Modern Rhyming Dictionary: A Practical Guide to Lyric Writing for Songwriters and Poets

The Modern Rhyming Dictionary: A Practical Guide to Lyric Writing for Songwriters and Poets

by Gene Lees
     
 

(Book). Gene Lees' bestseller for songwriters has been revised! In addition to providing fascinating, creative and clear techniques for writing lyrics, this edition now includes: a new foreword by renowned songwriters Alan and Marilyn Bergman; a new chapter called "Tattered Standards," which outlines the lack of literacy in certain modern songs and shows you how…  See more details below

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(Book). Gene Lees' bestseller for songwriters has been revised! In addition to providing fascinating, creative and clear techniques for writing lyrics, this edition now includes: a new foreword by renowned songwriters Alan and Marilyn Bergman; a new chapter called "Tattered Standards," which outlines the lack of literacy in certain modern songs and shows you how to avoid it; a new chapter called "The Words You Choose," which examines why words from some language families are subconsciously more appealing than those from others; and much more! Invaluable to the beginner, this book will also prove beneficial to professionals, poets, linguists and teachers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780895243171
Publisher:
Cherry Lane Music Company
Publication date:
01/01/1987
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
545,122
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.89(d)
Age Range:
13 Years

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