THE MARRIAGE OF POETRY AND SONG LYRICS: A MANUAL FOR A HAPPY AND A LONG RELATIONSHIP FOR THE TWO.In Volume One of Poems and Song Lyrics from the Heart, the author leaves his usual writing on Old West History and Bible-based genres and explores his zeal and aptitude for writing Lyrical Prose. This book is self-help and a how-to guide for writing Poems and Song Lyrics, and adapting them to music.Although not intended as a presentation of professionally written, ready-for-recording songs, the material is unique in that it represents a wide foray into the genre of Romantic Love Songs and Poems of Love, Devotion, and Friends. As a former musician and arranger, the author brings his talents to the transformation of simple Rhyme Verses into a setting for musical format. Included in the book are more than fifty full-length Poems/Lyrics in the categories of Love and Devotion; Italian (and other languages) Love Songs, and Poems/Lyrics dedicated to Family, Friends, and Faith.Also included are more than one-hundred Short (usually one verse) Stanzas on Love and Devotion. Readers have used these short rhymesaOne Verse Wondersato be imprinted on everything from cards and letters to T-shirts and coffee mugs.The book also contains a compilation of a hundred of the best Quotes on Love, Devotion, and Friendship and an offering of a dozen of the World's Best Love Poems from the Masters.In the final part of the book, the author gives a detailed and informative aHelps and Hintsa section on how to write basic Rhyme/VerseaPoems/Lyricsaand transform them into a musical format for song. As he says, aThis book is written for the poet and songwriter who wish to compose prose for fun and inspiration. It is not intended to be a syllabus on professional songwriting.a The book, does however, provide insight into several formats and devices used in the rich craft of Poems, Lyrics, and Songwriting.aInformative, educational, and inspirational, a one reviewer said, then concluded, aI only wish that I had put into practice, much earlier in life, some thoughts that Dr. Heird presents on love, relationships, and how to be a more loving and giving person.aAlso by the author are: aDigger's Moona, Red River Promisea, Tales at Sunseta, aTrail of Tearsa, Dr. Dig Uncovers the Biblea, aA Broken Holya, and numerous historical treatises on aLife and Times in the Ancient World.aThis book is self-help and a how-to guide for writing Poems and Song Lyrics, and adapting them to music.Although not intended as a presentation of professionally written, ready-for-recording songs, the material is unique in that it ...
|Title||:||Poems and Song Lyrics from the Heart|
|Author||:||John W. Heird|
|Publisher||:||CreateSpace - 2014-07-19|