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Songwriting - Berklee College of Music

Songwriting - Berklee College of Music
About the Course There’s a songwriter lurking somewhere inside you, peeking around corners, wondering if it’s safe to come out. Now it is. This course is an invitation to let your inner songwriter step into the sunlight. All it takes is a simple “yes” and you’ll be climbing that windy hill, marveling at the view. If you haven’t written any or many songs, this course will show you an efficient, effective process for tailoring songs to express your ideas and emotions. The course will start by examining the tools available to you, all revolving around the essential concept of prosody. You’ll be working both lyrically and musically, though musically it’s not necessary that you either read music or play an instrument. Assignments will ask you to post something for peer review—sometimes lyric lines or sections, sometimes melodies, sometimes both. Most important, you’ll have a lot of fun. Course Syllabus Lesson 1: The Journey of the Song Lesson 2: Stopping and Going Lesson 4: Making It Move

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