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Modern Rhyming Dictionary
By Gene Lees

The Modern Rhyming Dictionary

A Practical Guide to Lyric Writing for Songwriters and Poets 2nd Revised edition

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Modern Rhyming Dictionary by Gene Lees

Book Description

The revised edition is a practical guide to lyric writing for songwriters and poets. The bestseller for musicians has been revised. In addition to providing fascinating, creative and clear techniques for writing lyrics, this edition now includes a new foreword by renowned songwriters Alan and Marilyn Bergman; a new chapter called 'Tattered Standards' which outlines the lack of literacy in certain modern songs and shows you how to avoid it. Invaluable for the beginner, this book will also prove beneficial to professionals, poets, linguists and teachers.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780895243171
ISBN-10: 0895243172
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 172mm x 25mm)
Pages: 364
Imprint: Cherry Lane Music Co ,U.S.
Publisher: Cherry Lane Music Co ,U.S.
Publish Date: 16-Oct-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Lees is the glowing jewel of jazz for his understanding of it [and] for his writing about it.-Dizzy Gillespie

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