"Songwriting and the Creative Process"
An Internet Tutorial

Bibliography: A Work In Progress


Happy With The Blues - Harold Arlen & Edward Jablowski
Doubleday & Co.
New York, NY 1961

Secrets Of Successful Songwriting - Carl E. Bolt Jr.
Arco Publications
New York, NY 1978

The Craft and Business of Songwriting - John Braheny
Writer's Digest Books
Cincinnati, OH, 1988

Healing Imagery & Music - Carol A. Bush
Rudra Press
Portland, OR 1995

Songwriting - Stephen Citron
William Morrow & Company
New York, 1985

Music and Imagination - Aaron Copeland
Harvard University Press
Cambridge, MA, 1952

What The World Needs Now - Hal David
Simon & Shuster
New York, NY 1970

The Craft of Lyric Writing - Sheila Davis
Writer's Digest Books
New York, NY

The Psychology of Music - Diana Deutsch
Academic Press
New York, NY 1982

Musician's Guide To Copyright - J. Gunnar Erickson
Charles Scribner & Sons
New York, NY

Writing the Broadway Musical - Aaron Frankel
Drama Book Specialists
New York, NY, 1977

Lyrics On Several Occasions - Ira Gershwin
Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY 1959

Songwriting and the Creative Process - Steve Gillette
Sing Out! Publications
Bethlehem, PA, 1995

The Musician's Business and Legal Guide - Mark Halloran
Englewood Cliffs, NJ,
1991

The Craft of Musical Composition - Paul Hindemith
Associated Music Publishers, Inc.
London, 1941-42

The Gift - Louis Hyde
Vintage Books, (Random House)
New York, 1979

Dramatic Imagination - Robert Edmond Jones
Rutledge, Chapman & Hall
1941

Music, the Brain, and Ectasy - Robert Jourdain
William Morrow and Company
New York, 1997

If They Ask You, You Can Write A Song - Al Kasha & Joel Hirschhorn
Simon & Schuster
1990

Protecting Your Songs & Yourself: Legal Guide - Kent J. Klavans
Writer's Digest Books
Cincinnati, OH 1989

How To Pitch And Promote Your Own Songs - Fred Koller
Allworth Press
Nashville, TN 1989

How To Be A Successful Nashville Songwiter - Michael Kosser
Porch Swing
Nashville, TN

The Silent Pulse - George Leonard
E.P.Dutton
New York, 1978

The Street Where You Live - Alan Jay Lerner
W. W. Norton
New York, NY 1978

Freeing the Natural Voice - Kristin Linklater
Drama Book Specialists
New York, 1976

The Courage to Create - Rollo May
W.W. Norton
New York, 1975

Music Publishing: A Songwriter's Guide - Randy Poe
Writer's Digest Books
Cincinnati, OH 1990

In Their Own Words - Bruce Pollack
Collier MacMillan Pub. Co.
New York

Songwriter's Handbook - Harvey Rachlin
Funk & Wagnalls
New York 1977

How To Make and Sell Your Own Recording - Diane Rapaport
Jerome Headlands Press
Jerome, AZ, 1993

A Soprano On Her Head - Eloise Ristad
Real People Press
1982

MIDI: a Comprehensive Introduction - Joseph Rothstein
A-R Editions
Madison, WI, 1992

Songwriter's Market - Rand Ruggeburg
Writer's Digest Books
Cincinnati, OH

This Business Of Music - Sidney Schemel
Billboard Publications
New York 1979

Style and Idea - Arnold Schoenberg
University of California Press
1950

Where Have All the Flowers Gone - Pete Seeger
Sing Out Press
Bethlehem, PA 1995

Writer On Her Work - Janet Sternburg
W.W.Norton Press

The Poetics of Music - Igor Stravinsky
Harvard University Press
Cambridge, MA 1942

Listening Out Loud: Becoming a Composer - Elizabeth Swados
Harper & Rowe
New York, NY 1988

The Record Studio Handbook - John M. Woram
Elar Publications
1985

The Kerrville Directory - Kerrville Music Foundation
P.O.Box 1466, Kerrville, TX 78029
Lists of venues, radio, etc.

This course is based on materials from the book, "Songwriting and the Creative Process" by Steve Gillette. Published by Sing Out! Press. Used by permission.

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