Music Theory 104: Song Form – 7 The Bridge

Additional videos for this title: j.mp Music Theory 104: Song Form by Gregg Fine Video 7 of 19 for Music Theory 104: Song Form Think about it: You can’t design a great building without understanding architecture. So, it makes sense that if you trying to write a hit song, you’ve got to understand the basics of song form. In this 4th in a series of Music Theory tutorials by macProVideo’s expert theorist, Gregg Fine, you’ll learn how absolutely necessary the knowledge of song form is to writing great songs and the songwriting process. You see, there is more to songwriting than simply inspiration. It’s an art that has been developed and refined for thousands of years. And, like any kind of art, there are tools and techniques you can employ to refine the artistic results. In this tutorial you’ll explore all the major pop/rock and R&B song forms including AAA, AABA, Verse-Chorus and 12-bar Blues formats. You see how the different forms function. You’ll understand how some forms are best for different kinds of storytelling. You’ll also learn about the anatomy of a song, and how different sections are designed to the elevate the listener’s experience and enhance to power of your song’s emotional impact. You know how some songs so incredibly memorable? It’s all about “Hooks.” Gregg teaches you all about Hooks, where to put them and how to make them stick! Youll also learn all about Bridges, Pre-Choruses, Intros, and Vamps. So, if you’re looking to take your songwriting tot the

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Duration: 246
Published: 2012-01-06 08:00:11
Music Theory 104: Song Form – 7 The Bridge

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    Another problem inherent in choosing form by the ‘automatic’ or ‘intuitive’ approach is the songwriting equivalent of painting yourself into a corner. By the time you have completed the exposition of the ‘story’ in your song, you may have a five minute song that you really wanted to be three minutes. Many times, when this occurs it’s because of the form you chose in the beginning. You’re now faced with a rewrite that might include a restructuring of the whole song.

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