Item # 110445178

Print this page

  1. Select the information you'd like to print out.
  2. Cancel
Backbeat Books The Songwriting Sourcebook - How to Turn Chords into Great Songs
Use Add to Cart below to have it shipped to you, or to a store near you.
Close
  • Store
  • Availability
Guaranteed Lowest Price
Pickup In Store

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.



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

  • 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


Voice your opinion! Be the first to review »
Questions about the The Songwriting Sourcebook - How to Turn Chords into Great Songs (110445178)


To: GuitarCenter.com
PO Box 4769
Westlake Village, CA 91359
USA
866-498-7882
 
Order #: (if applicable)  * Denotes Required Field
*First Name:
*Last Name:
*Email:
Phone:
*Subject:
*Message:
Click to add file attachment
File Upload 5mb limit