Video Tutorials: Introduction to Songwriting
Got a concept in your head - like a lyrical phrase or a melody? Check out this series of video tutorials on songwriting tips and techniques. Pick out the topics you enjoy, sign in with your myLibrary ID and start the course!
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Topics covered in the learning path
- Introduction to songwriting
- Music theory for songwriters: the fundamentals
- Songwriting techniques with chords
- One-minute songwriting tips
- 20 unofficial rules of songwriting
- Insights from a professional songwriter
You can check out more advanced courses, e.g. "Music Theory for Songwriters: Harmony" and "Music Theory for Songwriters: Rhythm".