Essential Songwriter's Rhyming Dictionary

The Most Practical and Easy-to-use Reference Now Available

Author: Kevin M. Mitchell

Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing

ISBN: 9780882847290

Category: Music

Page: 304

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Provides over 36,000 words and rhymes, and includes a glossary of rhyme schemes and tips for writing lyrics.
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Hip-Hop Rhyming Dictionary

Author: Kevin Mitchell

Publisher: Alfred Music

ISBN: 9781457421204

Category: Music

Page: 184

View: 9246

With Over 40,000 words including slang and hip-hop terms, the Hip-Hop Rhyming Dictionary is the perfect resource to help you find the right rhyme-every time. The book includes helpful writing tips to inspire creative lyrics as well as a brief history of rap and the artists who sent hip-hop to the top of the charts.
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Scholastic Rhyming Dictionary

Author: Sue Young

Publisher: Turtleback Books

ISBN: 9781417730124

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 245

View: 898

Provides more than 15,000 rhyming words and phrases, arranged within each entry by number of syllables, and including slang, idioms, and proper nouns.
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The Songwriter's Rhyming Dictionary

Author: Sammy Cahn

Publisher: Souvenir Press

ISBN: 9780285626461

Category: English language

Page: 159

View: 9640

Finding the correct or most suitable word, r hyme and rhythm is the hard part of songwriting. Sammy Cahn'' s rhyming dictionary is designed to help anyone with a block in the mind and a song waiting to escape to a greater audie nce. '
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Essential Songwriter's Rhyming Dictionary

Handy Guide

Author: Kevin Mitchell

Publisher: Alfred Music

ISBN: 9781457409455

Category: Music

Page: 160

View: 7082

This is the easiest, most practical rhyming dictionary available. Now you can find the word you're looking for while discovering words you hadn't thought of. This invaluable resource lists words in dictionary format, contains only the words you need (not the ones you don't), includes places, proper names, cliches, expressions, slang words and more! It also includes song lyric tips to help you work through writer's block.
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Songwriter's Rhyming Dictionary

Quick, Simple and Easy to Use; Rock, Pop, Folk and Hip Hop

Author: Jake Jackson

Publisher: Flame Tree Pub

ISBN: 9781847867186

Category: Music

Page: 384

View: 5413

Finding the right rhyme can be excruciating, songwriters too often choosing ridiculous words in desperation. This is an invaluable resource for any budding songwriter or even an experienced lyricist with writer's block. Featuring tips on songwriting, the book focuses on the types of rhyme and assonance (end rhymes, last syllable rhymes, double rhymes, beginning rhymes, first syllable rhymes) for a range of popular styles. Arranged phonetically and drawn from a variety of musical 'dialects', from rock and pop to folk and hip-hop, this is the quick and simple guide you need.
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The Complete Rhyming Dictionary

Author: Clement Wood,Ronald J. Bogus

Publisher: Perfection Learning

ISBN: 9780780765573

Category: Reference

Page: 705

View: 1381

This authoritative, comprehensive handbook contains virtually all the rhyming words possible in the English language and is a must for anyoe who works with words. Updated to meet the needs of today's wordsmiths, this reference work is easy to use.
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Words to Rhyme with

A Rhyming Dictionary : Including a Primer of Prosody, a List of More Than 80,000 Words that Rhyme, a Glossary Defining 9,000 of the More Eccentric Rhyming Words, and a Variety of Exemplary Verses, One of which Does Not Rhyme at All

Author: Willard R. Espy,Orin Hargraves

Publisher: Checkmark Books

ISBN: 9780816063048

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 683

View: 6001

Lists more than 80,000 rhyming words, including single, double, and triple rhymes, and offers information on rhyme schemes, meter, and poetic forms.
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New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

Author: Oxford University Press

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199652465

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 448

View: 6550

"First edition published in 2006 as the Oxford dictionary of rhymes"--T.p. verso.
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Essential Dictionary of Music Definitions

Author: L. C. Harnsberger

Publisher: Alfred Music

ISBN: 9781457410734

Category: Music

Page: 64

View: 1372

An invaluable addition to the "Essential Dictionary" library, this Handy Guide provides a comprehensive reference for musical terms and definitions. Often supported by examples that clarify the presented term, the volume also includes the pronunciation of foreign terms, and up-to-date electronic music terms. Entries are cross-referenced for easy use.
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Merriam-Webster's Pocket Rhyming Dictionary

Author: Merriam-Webster, Inc

Publisher: Merriam Webster

ISBN: 9780877795162

Category: Reference

Page: 347

View: 1100

"New! An A-Z guide to finding rhymes. Includes 55,000 words. The easy-to-use alphabetical listing of rhyming sounds will help create fresh expressions for the poet or language lover. Includes one-, two-, and three-syllable rhymes."
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Real Words for Songwriters

Alphabetical Word List and Abbreviated Rhyming Dictionary

Author: Linda A. Bell

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781502872463

Category: Reference

Page: 284

View: 1880

While dictionaries, rhyming dictionaries, thesauruses, and word lists are great resources when you're at a loss for words, they fall short when it comes to using them as a tool for songwriting. They're not organized in a way that makes it easy to find the words (and sound-alike words) you need fast. They're also filled with thousands of words you would never use in lyrics, like malapropos, usufruct, dishabille, and valetudinarian. You just need REAL Words; words that people actually use in real-life conversations!Frustrated with not being able to find precisely what I was searching for, I started jotting down my own list of words. In this book, you will find over 15,000 REAL Words, including base words and derivatives, sorted two different ways to help you get unstuck and keep your creativity flowing. TWO COMPLETE REFERENCE BOOKS IN ONE:PART ONE - Alphabetical Word ListPART TWO - Abbreviated Rhyming Dictionary Alternate* pronunciations included!Special consideration was given to the way vocalists and rap artists pronounce certain words. Lover, for example, is often pronounced love-uh, therefore you will find it listed as lover [er] and lover [u]*.
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Songwriting For Dummies

Author: Dave Austin,Jim Peterik,Cathy Lynn Austin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 047089041X

Category: Music

Page: 384

View: 8831

Proven techniques for songwriting success This friendly, hands-on guide tackles the new face of the recording industry, guiding you through the shift from traditional sales to downloads and mobile music, as well as how you can harness social media networks to get your music "out there." You get basic songwriting concepts, insider tips and advice, and inspiration for writing — and selling — meaningful, timeless songs. Songwriting 101 — get a grip on everything you need to know to write a song, from learning to listen to your "inner voice" to creating a "mood" and everything in between Jaunt around the genres — discover the variety of musical genres and find your fit, whether it's rock, pop, R&B, gospel, country, or more Let the lyrics out — master the art of writing lyrics, from finding your own voice to penning the actual words to using hooks, verses, choruses, and bridges Make beautiful music — find your rhythm, make melodies, and use chords to put the finishing touches on your song Work the Web — harness online marketing and social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and others to get your music heard by a whole new audience Open the book and find: What you need to know before you write a single note Tips on finding inspiration Ways to use poetic devices in lyrics Computer and Web-based shortcuts and technologies to streamline songwriting A look at famous songwriting collaborators Writing for stage, screen, and television How to make a demo to get your song heard Advice on how to make money from your music Learn to: Develop your songwriting skills with tips and techniques from the pros Use social networking sites to get your music out to the public Break into the industry with helpful, how-to instructions
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Merriam-Webster's Rhyming Dictionary

Author: Merriam-Webster, Inc

Publisher: Merriam Webster Mass Market

ISBN: 9780877798545

Category: Reference

Page: 443

View: 7068

An easy-to-use, alphabetical guide for creating rhymes. Features 67,000 words with rhyming sounds arranged alphabetically and by number of syllables.
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The New York Times Book of the Dead

Obituaries of Extraordinary People

Author: William McDonald

Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal

ISBN: 0316395463

Category: History

Page: 656

View: 5534

The obituary page of The New York Times is a celebration of extraordinary lives. This groundbreaking book includes 300 of the most important and fascinating obituaries the Times has ever published. The obituary page is the section many readers first turn to not only see who died, but to read some of the most inspiring, insightful, often funny, and elegantly written stories celebrating the lives of the men and women who have influenced on our world. William McDonald, The Times' obituary editor who was recently featured in the award-winning documentary Obit, selected 320 of the most important and influential obits from the newspaper's archives. In chapters like "Stage and Screen," "Titans of Business," "The Notorious," "Scientists and Healers," "Athletes," and "American Leaders," the entries include a wide variety of newsmakers from the last century and a half, including Annie Oakley, Theodore Roosevelt, Joseph Stalin, Marilyn Monroe, Coco Chanel, Malcolm X, Jackie Robinson and Prince.
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The Poet's Manual and Rhyming Dictionary

Author: Frances Stillman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780500270301

Category: English language

Page: 363

View: 7229

A useful aid for all committed and aspiring poets. A good rhyming dictionary is an essential tool for all writers of verse. This volume is compactly arranged to allow writers to find the rhymes they need quickly and easily.
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Essential Songwriter

Craft Great Songs & Become a Better Songwriter

Author: Jonathan Feist,Jimmy Kachulis

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 147686697X

Category: Music

Page: 32

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(Berklee Methods). The Berklee in the Pocket Essential Songwriter is an accessible reference guide that will quickly lead songwriters to ideas that are at the heart of countless hit songs. The tips and strategies jam-packed into this concise guide will help you tackle writer's block and gain fresh insight into the songwriting process. Includes: the 17 chord progressions that are at the heart of the most popular hit songs, guitar charts and keyboard chords showing how to play progressions in all 12 keys, tips to customize essential chord progressions to suit your own songs, contact info for businesses and organizations most important to the working songwriter, and more!
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DJing For Dummies

Author: John Steventon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118937260

Category: Music

Page: 432

View: 793

DJ like a pro—without skipping a beat The bestselling guide to spinning and scratching is back! If you've ever spent hours in your bedroom with two turntables and an earful of tracks that sound off-beat or out of key, DJing For Dummies is the go-to guide for taking your skills to the next level. Inside, John Steventon, a successful club DJ, walks you through the basics of mixing, the techniques and tricks you need to create your own DJ style and how to make DJing work for you. Covering both digital and old-school vinyl-based instruction, this guide covers all the latest DJ technology, equipment and software so you can get mixing and stay one step ahead of the crowd. Brimming with expert advice and easy-to-follow explanations, the information in DJing For Dummies gives you everything you need to build a foolproof set and play to a live crowd. Nail down the basics and build on existing skills Sort through the latest equipment and technology Have a go at crossfading, beatmatching and scratching Mix tracks seamlessly to sound like a pro If you're new to the game or looking to step up your skills and graduate to club work, DJing For Dummies has you covered.
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6 Steps to Songwriting Success

The Comprehensive Guide to Writing and Marketing Hit Songs

Author: Jason Blume

Publisher: Billboard Books

ISBN: 0823084779

Category: Music

Page: 282

View: 3833

"What' s the secret to writing a hit song? It' s as simple as 1-2-3-4-5-6! Innovative, practical, and inspiring, Six Steps to Songwriting Successpresents a surefire step-by-step approach to mastering the elements consistently found in hit songs. Author Jason Blume, a songwriter with the rare distinction of having had songs on the Country, Pop, and R&B charts simultaneously, has packed this book with such key aids as the three-step lyric writing technique used by the pros; lyric, melody, and demo checklists; and tools for self-evaluation - plus many other exercises that work. Blume' s warm, humorous style features motivational anecdotes and entertaining stories of how hit songs came to be written and recorded. Get Six Steps to Songwriting Success, and get on the charts!"
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