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Melody : how to write great tunes / Rikky Rooksby.

Rooksby, Rikky (Author).
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  • 2 copies at Berklee College of Music.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Main Library MT47 .R67 M45 2004 37684001060251 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -
Main Library MT47 .R67 M45 2004 CD 37684001060252 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0879308192 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780879308193 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 216 p. : music ; 28 cm. + 1 compact disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Backbeat : 2004.

Content descriptions

General Note: Compact disc includes audio tracks of all 90 music examples throughout the book.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Insiders--the notes that belong -- Outsiders--the notes that stand out -- The rhythm thing -- One small step, one giant leap-intervals -- Different scales for different wails -- Lines and curves--the art of phrasing -- Colour and shape-shifting--'alien' notes and off-key tricks -- In perfect harmony -- Advanced techniques -- A gallery of melodies -- Voice, melody and the magic of pitch-points -- Glossary of melody and songwriting terms.
Subject: Melody
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