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book love: the songwriters idea book // 04 [repost]

Welcome to the 4th installment of Book Love: a series in which I tell you all about the resources, guides, and inspirational books that I love. Today’s book is The Songwriters Idea Book: 40 strategies to excite your imagination, help you design distinctive songs, and keep your creative flow by Sheila Davis. This book was recommended to […]

book love: the artist’s way // 12

Welcome to the 12th instalment of Book Love: a series in which I tell you all about the resources, guides, and inspirational books that I love. Today’s book was picked especially for Creativity Self-Help Month and it is The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity by Julia Cameron. As you can see from […]

book love: modus novus // 11

Welcome to the 11th instalment of Book Love: a series in which I tell you all about the resources, guides, and inspirational books that I love. Today’s book is Modus Novus: Studies in reading atonal melodies by Lars Edlund. Modus Novus is an atonal sight-singing textbook with instructions in Swedish, German, and English. It was […]

book love: the right to speak // 09

Welcome to the 9th instalment of Book Love: a series in which I tell you all about the resources, guides, and inspirational books that I love. Today’s book is The Right To Speak: Working With The Voice by Patsy Rodenburg. The Right To Speak is required reading at the Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts […]

book love: the jazz standards // 08

Welcome to the 8th instalment of Book Love: a series in which I tell you all about the resources, guides, and inspirational books that I love. Today’s book is The Jazz Standards: A Guide to the Repertoire by Ted Gioia Usually I read a book from cover to cover before posting about it in this […]

book love: singers and the song // 07

Welcome to the 7th instalment of Book Love: a series in which I tell you all about the resources, guides, and inspirational books that I love. Today’s book is Singers & The Song by Gene Lees. Gene Lees is a Canadian music critic, biographer, singer and lyricist. He is responsible for the English language lyrics […]

Book Love: The Private Voice Studio Handbook // 06

Welcome to the 6th instalment of Book Love: a series in which I tell you all about the resources, guides, and inspirational books that I love. Today’s book is The Private Voice Studio Handbook: A Practical Guide to All Aspects of Teaching by Joan Frey Boytim. I have a habit of buying books impulsively, especially if […]

Book Love: Leonard Cohen Selected Poems 1956 – 1968 // 05

Welcome to the 5th installment of Book Love: a series in which I tell you all about the resources, guides, and inspirational books that I love. Since April is poetry month around here I’ve decided to dedicate this month’s Book Love features to some of my favourite authors and collections of poems. Today’s book is […]

Book Love: The Songwriters Idea Book // 04

Welcome to the 4th installment of Book Love: a series in which I tell you all about the resources, guides, and inspirational books that I love. Today’s book is The Songwriters Idea Book: 40 strategies to excite your imagination, help you design distinctive songs, and keep your creative flow by Sheila Davis. This book was […]

Book Love: Writing Better Lyrics // 03

Welcome to the 3rd instalment of Book Love: a series in which I tell you all about the resources, guides, and inspirational books that I love. Today’s book is Writing Better Lyrics: The Essential Guide to Powerful Songwriting, Second Edition, by Pat Pattison. This book fell into my life in a most unusual way. A […]