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The art of writing great lyrics

Author: Pamela Phillips Oland
Publisher: New York : Allworth Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Topics include: tips on how to recognize great song ideas and make them work; how to tell a story, express a point of view and effectively unfold a plot; do's and don'ts of the writing process; A to Z checklist to rewrite and fine-tune a song; tricks to push your art beyond the ordinary; insights about the art of successful collaboration; sample proposal letters and lyric sheets; advice on how to break into the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela Phillips Oland
ISBN: 1581150938 9781581150933
OCLC Number: 45963077
Notes: Rev. and expanded ed. of: You can write great lyrics. 1989.
Description: xv, 255 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: If you can't write a lyric, you haven't got a song --
Songwriting is a love affair with words --
The great aha! --
Communicating through song --
Understanding the craft --
The art of successful collaboration --
Street smart and market wise --
Rewrite? Moi? --
Now that your song is finished --
You can do it! --
A reading list of books for songwriters --
Magazines for songwriters --
United States performing rights societies.
Responsibility: Pamela Phillips Oland.
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Topics include: tips on how to recognize great song ideas and make them work; how to tell a story, express a point of view and effectively unfold a plot; do's and don'ts of the writing process; A to Z checklist to rewrite and fine-tune a song; tricks to push your art beyond the ordinary; insights about the art of successful collaboration; sample proposal letters and lyric sheets; advice on how to break into the songwriting industry and make a career.--From publisher description.

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