Arranging Songs: How to Put the Parts Together

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Hal Leonard Corporation, 2007 - Music - 191 pages
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(Book). This book is an essential manual of techniques for recording a song. It explores arranging essentials such as grouping instruments effectively, using multi-track recording, artfully layering parts, achieving a good mix, and creating unusual arrangements using common techniques. The accompanying CD illustrates all of the techniques presented in the book. Guitar chord boxes are included for the CD tracks where appropriate.
 

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Contents

What is an arrangement?
6
Basic concepts
20
Arranging songs with acoustic guitar
40
Arranging songs with electric guitar
63
Arranging and guitar effects
84
Arranging songs with keyboards bass and drums
98
Secondary instruments for arranging
123
Arrangements song sections and mixing
138
On the CD
168
INDEX TO THE CD
179
INDEX OF SONGS AND ALBUMS
180
INDEX OF ARTISTS
187
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
191
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