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Songwriting – A Practical Guide

This course gives students solid practical tools and techniques for songwriting in any chosen genre, focusing equally on both lyric writing and musical composition. This course will also introduce techniques for enhancing creativity and working through writer’s block.

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2015-09-29 10:58
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Resources for this course

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Link What Is Poetry?

Open University online course on poetic form and techniques.

Link BBC - Radio 3 - Discovering Music Archive

A huge back catalogue of programmes about music.

Link Music Composition

This course features directed composition of larger forms of original writing involving voices and/or instruments. Contemporary compositions and...

Link Introduction to Music Theory

This course introduces the basic concepts and terms needed to discuss melody and harmony. It is intended for teens or adults with no background in...

Link Introduction to Music Theory - course materials

Downloadable resources for the course "Introduction to Music Theory"

Link Music Fundamentals 5: Triads, Chords, Introduction to Roman Numerals

This is the fifth of five modules by Terry B. Ewell, dealing with the rudiments of music.

Link Reading Music: Common Notation - course materials

Downloadable resources for the course "Reading Music: Common Notation"

Link Teoría - Music Theory Web

A comprehensive interactive music theory website, available free.

Link Dolmetsch Online Music Theory

A very comprehensive music theory resource.