Monday, April 19, 2004

Delivery and opposites


Of course, the way a song is sung changes its effect. But how about using
this to ones advantage.

Many songs work well because they are performed from a place almost
polarized with the content, and by this I mean that the musical character
of the song is almost at loggerheads with the subject matter, but
TOGETHER the delivery vs. material combines to make a greater whole.

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Posted by Bev on April 19, 2004 in Performance | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)

Songwriting tips, songwriting help and advice for songwriters

Don't forget to check out the categories Creative technique, which talks about the way to make your ideas work, General Songwriting Tips, which is the everyday ins and outs of songwriting, Lyric Writing, which deals only with the problems associated with writing lyrics, Melodies, about the way to use tunes and melody to make your song memorable, and Mental Gymnastics, which discusses strategies for getting out of a Songrut!

Also don't forget to check out the songwriting tips in the categories Performance, which is about how the way a song is delivered can change its meaning, Reader Tips, which is where I keep all the cool songwriting ideas that people have sent in, Singers, which is about singers and singer-songwriter types, and Song Angle, which talks about the different places a song can come from.

And finally, the last categories are Song Structure, which deals with putting the different sections of a song together and Songwriting Style, which is about the way one can write a song.

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