The Complete Idiot's Guide to Songwriting, 2nd Edition-Joel Hirschhorn

  • Title: The Complete Idiot's Guide to Songwriting, 2nd Edition
  • Author: Joel Hirschhorn
  • Released: 2004-05-04
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  • Pages: 352
  • ISBN: 1592572111
  • ISBN13: 978-1592572113
  • ASIN: 1592572111


From the Back Cover Song has been a part of people's culture since the beginning. From classical and rock and roll to country and jazz-- there are hundreds of thousands of budding and established songwriters burning to write the next great hit. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Songwriting is the one-stop resource for all inspiring songwriters to learn how much musical training is needed, how to put together the basics of a song for various popular genres, how to tailor songs to different industries (TV and film), how to get great ideas, where to find collaborators, publishers and agents and how the Internet is impacting the world of songwriting. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

Joel Hirschhorn is the winner of two Academy Awards for best song. His songs have sold more than 93 million records and have been recorded by such artists as Elvis Presley, Aretha Franklin, Roy Orbison, Frank Sinatra, and Julian Lennon. He has scored numerous movies, has garnered several additional Oscar nominations for best song, and has been nominated for two Tony Awards for his musical scores. He does regular scores for the television shows JAG, SouthPark, and The Simpsons.