- the legislation, the options, how and when to register
schemes - list of the names and types of rhyme
check list - A list of questions to ask yourself to help you decide
whether you have written a classic song.
Map in the key of C - Copied, with
permission from Steve Mugglin's wonderful site "Music Theory for
song writing blunders - a comparison between classic songs & indie/demo
recordings - kindly supplied by Roedy Black.
rules for bands - a light-hearted look at things to avoid.
basics - kindly supplied by Irene Jackson
to make a $million from your music - the secret information they don't want
you to know.
to make a $million from your music Part II - A list of some of the more
dubious ways to part a musician and songwriter from their hard-earned cash.
The Creative Bit :-
the Music Master
Songwriter Advice Groups
Songwriters with helpful tips/links
Musicianship/Tutorials etc :-
The Recording Bit :-
for the studio
Getting Heard :-
to upload your music
Information Overload :-
Name Registration Sites
Online facilities- radio &
Some more useful addresses :-
& Musician Organizations
Chat rooms and message
Where a copyright is claimed
be sure to ask the copyright holder, other than that, you are welcome to use any
other page for your own site, please let me know so I can add a link to
Songwriters Links - Creative
For the Wordsmith
For the Music Master
Alan W. Pollack's Notes on ...
The Beatles Series. You know the songs, now you can learn why they work so
- Musical Composition, Theory, Songwriting, and Singing Q&A
- Constructing a Song - Part I - Form
- Blast - Ask a Music Expert - covers a wealth of knowledge
of Musical Keys
of Musical Notes
a Song - Part II - Hooks - brought to you by ASCAP
Ewer's Music Theory - Free music theory online - including a
- Music . com ~ Free Musician Resources
Arrangements - Create the music you want to play.
Arrangers - Assistance for orchestrators, composers and song
Page - heavy duty stuff on enharmonics, lots of links
Theory For Songwriters - chord maps, circle of fifths, piano & guitar
- Songwriting resource center for songwriters and musicians
Adams' Music Theory.net - Animated music theory lessons
- tutorials & help for PC, music & lyrics
- Star Theory - Music Theory -
online music arranging course
- Theory on The Web -
explanation of melody creation, chords, harmonic functions and all
FOR POP ARRANGING
Music's "Jam Central Station"
melodies - some basic tips to help
Shore Music - A Jazz Improvisation Primer - don't let the word
"jazz" put you off, this theory stuff applies to all music.
Fellow Songwriters with