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

Paperback(Revised Edition)

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Overview

(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: Revised Edition
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 754,034
Product dimensions: 6.04(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)
Age Range: 13 Years

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