Browse music by category:
Composition -by- Dr John Stainer. Novello's Music Primers and Educational Series.
Intended for beginners; a collection of hints both to masters and students in the first steps towards the art of composition.
(Novello, Ewer & Co. London. Circa 1900) Used hardcover book. No dust jacket.
140 pages. Covers are worn and soiled. Heavy foxing on first and last few pages and on edges of pages. Else good.
Handbook of Musical Form -by- J A Steele. Imperial Edition No. 808. Used music instruction
booklet; a clear and concise manual on musical form. Covers: form in melody writing; binary form; ternary form; simple rondo;
sonata form; modern rondo (or rondo sonata) form; fugue; and various other forms. Used softcover booklet. 20 pages.
B. 7709. (Allan & Co. Melbourne. 1959) Name written on cover. covers discoloured on edges. Staples rusted. Else very good.
Harmony And Composition For The Student And The Potential Composer -by- Alex Burnard. Used softcover book. 233 pages.
B. 8617. (Allans Music. Melbourne. 1950) Blue mark and other grubby marks on front cover. Rear cover is stained which goes through onto
last half dozen pages. Inked music shop stamp on reverse of front cover. Else good.
Melodies and Their Treatment A Handbook for Students Preparing for the Examinations in Theory and Musical
Perception of the Australian Music Examinations Board -by- A J Leckie. Imperial Edition No. 405. Covers writing melodies to given
rhythmic patterns; writing rhythms to given words; writing melodies to given words; the completion of melodies; combined melodies.
(Allans Music Australia. Melbourne. 1937) Used softcover booklet. 24 pages. Light foxing on covers. Music shop stamps on first few
pages. Else very good.
Music Composition Toolbox Book+CD -by- Matthew Hindson, Damian Barbeler and Diana Blom. ISBN 9780855835644. A book
for young creative minds that shows writing music is open to everyone; features 21 easy-to-navigate modules; over 120 practical
exercises; great tips for generating musical ideas; extensive musical examples with an Australian music focus; tips for score presentation.
Includes an audio CD. Used softcover book. 127 pages. (Science Press. Marrickville. Reprint 2008) Corners of covers are bumped. Else book
is in fine condition. Some light marks on the CD.
Songwriting: Essential Guide To Lyric Form And Structure Tools And Techniques for Writing Better Lyrics
-by- Pat Pattison. Berklee Press. ISBN 0793511801. HL50481582. A step-by-step guide to writing better song lyrics; this book will help
you handle your lyric structures more effectively; how to take control of your lyrics by honing your creative process; study examples of
famous songs and learn to integrate the techniques of the pros into your own lyric-writing craft. Used softcover book. 102 pages.
(Berklee Press/Hal Leonard. 1991) Upper corner is bumped. Else in very good condition.
Songwriting: Essential Guide To Rhyming A Step-by-step Guide To Better Rhyming And Lyrics -by- Pat Pattison. Berklee Press.
ISBN 079351181X. HL50481583. Rhyming Techniques. Rhyme is one of the most crucial areas of lyric writing; this book has the specific
purpose of helping you find better rhymes and use them more effectively when writing songs. Used softcover book. 68 pages. (Berklee
Press/Hal Leonard. 1991) In fine condition.
Successful Lyric Writing A Step-by-step Course and Workbook -by- Stella Davis. ISBN 0898792835.
A complete guide to writing professional lyrics: the theory; the principles; the song forms. Plus 45 warm-up
exercises and a series of 10 assignments specially designed to stimulate your creativity and build writing skills.
Used softcover book. 291 pages. (Writer's Digest/F&W Publications Inc. Cincinnati. 1988) Covers are scuffed. Foxing
on edges of pages. Else good. Weight 800 grams.
The Professional Arranger Composer Book 1 -by- Russell Garcia. A text book for the musician who wants to
become a professional arranger-composer. (Criterion Music Corp. Hollywood. 10th printing. Copyright 1954)
Used softcover book. 172 pages. Covers are lightly soiled and marked. Title of book written on spine with black marker.
Corners bumped. Pages are very good.
Twentieth-Century Harmony Creative Aspects and Practice -by- Vincent Persichetti. ISBN 0393095298.
Provides for the first time an orderly presentation of the harmonic procedures to be found in the music of the first half
of the twentieth century; an account of specific harmonic materials commonly used by twentieth-century composers.
(W W Norton & Company. New York. 3rd printing. 1961) Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 287 pages. Covers are slightly bowed.
Else in very good condition. Weight 650 grams.
Two-Part Writing -by- William Lovelock. Imperial Edition No. 1093. Used softcover book. 80 pages.
B. 9222. (Allans Music. Melbourne. 1970) Name and address written on front cover. Covers are worn and grubby. Spine torn
and taped. Foxing on edges of pages. Corners bumped. Pen marks on some pages. Else good.
Two Part Writing Step By Step -by- Dulcie Holland. ISBN 086947409X. A Text book and work book combined; aims to explain
the technique of writing in two parts and gives ample practice in perfecting this technique. (11620. Chappell
Music. Sydney. No date) Used softcover book. 76 pages. Covers are lightly grubby.
Corners bumped. Else very good.
Writing Better Lyrics The Essential Guide To Powerful Songwriting - From Generating Ideas To Developing Verse And Beyond
-by- Pat Pattison. ISBN 1582970645/ 9781582970646. In this book you'll find all of the professional and creative insight you need to
write powerful lyrics; Pat Pattison examines 17 chart-topping songs to discover what makes them so effective; he also provides more
than 30 exercises that teach you how to use language masterfully. Used softcover book. 195 pages. (Writer's Digest Books. Cincinnati.
1995) A few marks on edges of pages. Else in fine condition.
You Can Write Song Lyrics -by- Terry Cox. ISBN 0898799899. Songwriting. Successful lyricist Terry Cox
provides insider's advice on writing song lyrics; instructions are illustrated with examples of popular songs from a wide
variety of styles and vocalists including Garth Brooks, Aerosmith, Sheryl Crow, Phil Collins and Celine Dion; each chapter is
packed with exercises, recommended reading lists and sidebars filled with opinions, advice and inspiration. Used softcover book.
136 pages. (Writer's Digest Books. Cincinnati. 2000) Covers are lightly scuffed. Front cover has one small bump which imprint goes
through on to first few pages. Else in very good condition.
© Kay's Secondhand Books and Sheet Music. 2017.
Browse books by category: