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Songwriter who writes lyrics—words for songs—as opposed to a composer, who writes the song's music which may include but not limited to the melody, harmony, arrangement and accompaniment. Wikipedia

  • Singer-songwriter

    Singer-songwriters are musicians who write, compose, and perform their own musical material, including lyrics and melodies. Built on the folk-acoustic tradition, although this role has transmuted through different eras of popular music. Wikipedia

  • Songwriter

    Musician who professionally composes musical compositions and writes lyrics for songs. Also associated writing and composing the original musical composition or musical bed. Wikipedia

  • Prosody (music)

    Way the composer sets the text of a vocal composition in the assignment of syllables to notes in the melody to which the text is sung, or to set the music with regard to the ambiance of the lyrics. Just one dimension of musical prosody. Wikipedia

  • Composer

    Person who writes music, especially classical music in any form, including vocal music (for a singer or choir), instrumental music, electronic music, and music which combines multiple forms. A composer may create music in any music genre, including, for example, classical music, musical theatre, blues, folk music, jazz, and popular music. Wikipedia

  • Orchestration

    Study or practice of writing music for an orchestra or of adapting music composed for another medium for an orchestra. Assignment of different instruments to play the different parts of a musical work. Wikipedia

  • Sheet music

    Handwritten or printed form of musical notation that uses musical symbols to indicate the pitches, rhythms, or chords of a song or instrumental musical piece. Paper , although the access to musical notation since the 1980s has included the presentation of musical notation on computer screens and the development of scorewriter computer programs that can notate a song or piece electronically, and, in some cases, "play back" the notated music using a synthesizer or virtual instruments. Wikipedia

  • American songwriter and composer best known for his film and television scoring, and for writing hit songs for a variety of artists. He has composed musical scores for dozens of TV dramas, with over 500 hours of shows played internationally. Wikipedia

  • Johnny Green

    American songwriter, composer, musical arranger, conductor and pianist. Given the nickname "Beulah" by colleague Conrad Salinger. Wikipedia

  • Unchained Melody

    1955 song with music by Alex North and lyrics by Hy Zaret. North wrote the music as a theme for the little-known prison film Unchained (January 1955), hence the song title. Wikipedia

  • Musician

    Person who composes, conducts, or performs music. Known as a recording artist. Wikipedia

  • Monophony

    Simplest of musical textures, consisting of a melody , typically sung by a single singer or played by a single instrument player (e.g., a flute player) without accompanying harmony or chords. Many folk songs and traditional songs are monophonic. Wikipedia

  • Women in music

    Women in music describes the role of women as composers, songwriters, instrumental performers, singers, conductors, music scholars, music educators, music critics/music journalists and in other musical professions. As well, it describes music movements (e.g., women's music, which is music written and performed by women for women), events and genres related to women, women's issues and feminism. Wikipedia

  • American songwriter and screenwriter perhaps best known for composing the lyrics to the theme song to Sesame Street. Born in New York City, grew up in Watertown, New York, and completed an arts degree at Syracuse University. Wikipedia

  • Jay Livingston

    American composer best known as half of a songwriting duo with Ray Evans that specialized in songs composed for films. Livingston wrote music and Evans the lyrics. Wikipedia

  • Vocal music

    Type of singing performed by one or more singers, either with instrumental accompaniment, or without instrumental accompaniment , in which singing provides the main focus of the piece. Generally considered to be instrumental music as is music without singing. Wikipedia

  • Oh What a Circus

    Song from the 1976 musical Evita, which had lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Recorded by English singer David Essex and released as a single on August 19, 1978, by Mercury Records. Wikipedia

  • Barbershop arranging

    Art of creating arrangements of barbershop music. Acceptable arrangement, particularly with regard to singing in competition. Wikipedia

  • Barbershop quartet

    Group of four singers who sing music in the barbershop style, characterized by four-part harmony without instrumental accompaniment, or a cappella. The four voices are: the lead, the vocal part which typically carries the melody; a bass, the part which provides the bass line to the melody; a tenor, the part which harmonizes above the lead; and a baritone, the part that frequently completes the chord. Wikipedia

  • APRA Awards (Australia)

    The APRA Music Awards in Australia are annual awards to celebrate excellence in contemporary music, which honour the skills of member composers, songwriters, and publishers who have achieved outstanding success in sales and airplay performance. Several award ceremonies are run in Australia by the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) and Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society (AMCOS). Wikipedia

  • Rudy Pérez

    Cuban-born American musician, songwriter, composer, producer, arranger, sound engineer, musical director and singer, as well as entertainment entrepreneur, and philanthropist. Ballads, although he has also worked in a variety of other genres. Wikipedia

  • Part (music)

    A part (or voice) generally refers to a single strand or melody or harmony of music within a larger ensemble or a polyphonic musical composition. Often used: Wikipedia

  • Song structure

    Arrangement of a song, and is a part of the songwriting process. Typically sectional, which uses repeating forms in songs. Wikipedia

  • Ben Weisman

    American composer who wrote more songs recorded by Elvis Presley (fifty seven) than any other songwriter. Nicknamed by Presley, worked with Presley from 1956 to 1971 ("Change of Habit"). Wikipedia

  • American songwriter and musicologist, who composed the melody for "Good Morning to All", later used as the melody for "Happy Birthday to You". The oldest of three sisters, Mildred, Patty, and Jessica. Wikipedia

  • Shruti (music)

    Sanskrit word, found in the Vedic texts of Hinduism where it means lyrics and "what is heard" in general. Also an important concept in Indian music, where it means the smallest interval of pitch that the human ear can detect and a singer or musical instrument can produce. Wikipedia

  • Traditional sub-Saharan African harmony

    Music theory of harmony in Sub-Saharan Africa music based on the principles of homophonic parallelism , homophonic polyphony (independent parts moving together), counter melody (secondary melody) and ostinato-variation (variations based on a repeated theme). Common in African music and heterophony (the voices move at different times) is a common technique as well. Wikipedia

  • Gabriel Palatchi

    Argentinian pianist, music composer, and musical arranger who blends genres that include Latin Jazz, Tango, Funk, and Klezmer. Born on August 3, 1982, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Wikipedia

  • American keyboardist, songwriter, producer and arranger most known for writing the music to "Disco Inferno" by The Trammps. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wikipedia

  • Lorenzo Perosi

    Italian composer of sacred music and the only member of the Giovane Scuola who did not write opera. Still only in his twenties, Perosi was an internationally celebrated composer of sacred music, especially large-scale oratorios. Wikipedia

  • American songwriter, arranger, conductor, and composer. Also nominated for twelve Academy Awards, winning Best Original Score for The Wizard of Oz. Wikipedia


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