A 250-Year-Old Music Lesson for Songwriters

Much of what songwriters do today was established at least 250 years ago in the composition of opera. ____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, – the complete songwriting package thousands of songwriters are using every day. _____________ I mention quite often on this blog the importance of individual song elements progressing as a song […]

Stealing from Classical Music to Write Your Next Song

Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6 e-book bundle. Here’s how to get your songs working right away! ______________ There’s a theory that not a lot has changed since the early days of what we call “Classical music” (i.e. the year 1600 through to the present). In fact, you’d be fairly safe in estimating that […]

The Song as a Miniature Musical Form

Check out and download Gary Ewer’s songwriting e-books here. _____ Many of you know that I have a particular interest in the seemingly disparate worlds of songwriting and Classical music. I’m intrigued by the fact that compositional technique that works when composing Classical music is pretty close to the technique that works in pop song composition. […]