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How to Write Songs on Keyboards - A Complete Course to Help You Write Better Songs Book/CD (Softcover)

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How to Write Songs on Keyboards helps both keyboard and guitar players find and develop interesting keyboard chords and chord sequences that they can use in their own songs. Rather than trying to teach intricate pieces of music, the book breaks things down into a simple style, concentrating on basic chords and ideas that can be gradually elaborated to create more complex s ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published October 1st 2005 by Backbeat Books
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How to Write Songs on Keyboard - Rikky Rooksby

A valuable resource and very well done. Rooksby's approach is somewhat off-beat and unconventional, though well grounded. The CD provided is very well considered and produced, neutral and yet not bland or uninspiring, and is well set-up to initiate practice.

I found this book tremendously useful, and in ways beyond it's original intent. Yes it is good for learning practical elements of song-writing. It's also a very good and practical guide to specifi
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