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Learn an efficient, effective process for writing songs that express your ideas and emotions, including a range of tools that revolve around the concept of prosody—the matching of lyrics and music to support your underlying message.

Start Date: Apr 01, 2014 Topics: Writing, General Music


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The recipient of this statement spent six weeks studying songwriting tools designed to enhance the effectiveness of a song’s message. Among other assignments, the recipient wrote and polished one complete song for peer review.


  • Dates: Apr 01, 2014 to May 01, 2014
  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Pat Pattison
  • Institution: Coursera
  • Topics: Writing, General Music

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About Coursera: Coursera is an education company that partners with the top universities and organizations in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free.

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