The Contemporary Minstrel

Author: Louis Anthony deLise
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ISBN: 9780692304594
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In The Contemporary Minstrel, Louis Anthony deLise presents a first-of-its-kind organized and scholarly study of the craft of creating and marketing pop songs. He includes in this book a primer on music theory, detailed descriptions of all pop song forms, analysis of well-written songs and a complete how-to guide for navigating today's new music business paradigm. Through thoughtful analysis of successful songs, deLise provides aspiring songwriters with the music and lyric writing tools they will need to create great new tunes. In the chapter on the business of music, deLise presents a step-by-step method for marketing the songs you create. Louis Anthony deLise is a composer, music arranger and record producer whose songwriting, arranging and producing credits include hit records with Patti LaBelle, William DeVaughn and his band, Philly Nouveau. He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree and has taught songwriting, music theory, arranging and film scoring at major universities.

All Music Guide to the Blues

Author: Vladimir Bogdanov
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9780879307363
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Reviews and rates the best recordings of 8,900 blues artists in all styles.

All Music Guide to Country

Author: Michael Erlewine
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9780879304751
Format: PDF, Docs
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Reviews and rates the best recordings of country artists and groups, provides biographies of the artists, and charts the evolution of country music

Songwriter s Market

Author: Cindy Laufenberg
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ISBN: 9780898796100
Format: PDF
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Songwriters will find inside tips on how--and where--to place their songs in over 2,000 up-to-date listings of song markets. Includes articles and interviews on the newest trends and lists contests, competitions, workshops, and songwriter organizations.

Billboard

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In its 114th year, Billboard remains the world's premier weekly music publication and a diverse digital, events, brand, content and data licensing platform. Billboard publishes the most trusted charts and offers unrivaled reporting about the latest music, video, gaming, media, digital and mobile entertainment issues and trends.

Contemporary Musicians

Author: Michael L. LaBlanc
Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780810322165
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Provides comprehensive information on musicians and groups from around the world. Entries include a detailed biographical essay, selected discographies, contact information, and a list of sources.

American Popular Music and Its Business

Author: the late Russell Sanjek
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190243295
Format: PDF
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Volume two concentrates exclusively on music activity in the United States in the nineteenth century. Among the topics discussed are how changing technology affected the printing of music, the development of sheet music publishing, the growth of the American musical theater, popular religious music, black music (including spirituals and ragtime), music during the Civil War, and finally "music in the era of monopoly," including such subjects as copyright, changing technology and distribution, invention of the phonograph, copyright revision, and the establishment of Tin Pan Alley.