Caņada College Songwriting Workshop (MUS 120)


Syllabus in pdf format Spring 2010



Spring 2010 Journal -- Notes on what was discussed in class, assignments, and ideas for future class topics



                        Lyrics & text-painting discussion

                        Song forms

                        Suggestions about rhyme


Helpful websites

            A free notation program:


One of the many free ear-training sites you can find on the web:


An excellent theory presentation:


A very comprehensive review of music theory:


Animated chord progressions


Harmony (blues and other chord progressions) and form is demonstrated here.



Spring 2007 Journal



Last update/revision

Jan 2010

Professor: David Meckler, Ph.D.

office room 3-242 complete schedule


Voice-mail: (650) 306-3439


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