How Music Really Works : The Essential Handbook for Songwriters, Performers, and Music Students
by Wayne Chase
Almost everything you need to know about music to be a successful songwriter or performer.
How Music REALLY Works! reflects a lifetime of study and involvement with music. Wayne Chase covers almost all aspects of music, including its evolutionary roots, recent scientific discoveries about how the brain processes music, comprehensive theory and analysis using popular songs as examples, and much advice about how to develop skills to improve songwriting, composition, and performance.
Here are some highlights from the table of contents:
There is enough information and exercises to keep a serious musician busy for years, if not a lifetime!
You can order the books, see sample chapters, and find many interesting links at www.howmusicreallyworks.com.
You may also be interested in Wayne's Gold Standard Song List at www.goldstandardsonglist.com.
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Subject keywords: music songwriting musicianship, music theory, music practice