SONGWRITING STARTING POINTS
ASSIGNMENT ONE: "FROM THE TITLE ON"
A) Come up with at least ten song titles.
B) Jot down the ten potential song titles spontaneously
C) Be able to share your titles with the class
D) Decide on your favorite tit
SONGWRITING REPORTS Choose A or B
A) ORAL REPORT (audio/lyric excerpts/youtube)
1. From the podium, present 5 to10 minute report
on a songwriter you find interesting.
2. Discuss lyrics, melody, harmony, rhythm & emotion
based on an example(s) of the artis
ASSIGNMENT SEVEN: "DEVELOPING SONG FORM"
ASSUMING A FEW LINES HAVE BEEN ESTABLISHED
A) Extend your words by starting another section
(possibly a 2nd Verse, Chorus, or even a Pre-Chorus)
B) Try not to repeat yourself.
1) Continue st