Music Instruction: Vocal
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The Faber Carol Book: Satb
The Faber Carol Book
Paperback      ISBN: 0571521274

The Faber Carol Book is an exciting volume of Christmas carols and songs with an original, contemporary twist, designed to breathe fresh air into Christmas concerts. They contain forty pieces, expertly edited and arranged by Gwyn Arch and Ben Parry, capturing a variety of moods and styles through time -- from contemporary arrangements of medieval and traditional carols, to spirituals, and music from around the world. There is also an impressive line-up of original pieces by some of today's most highly respected choral composers, including Howard Goodall, Lin Marsh, Peter Gritton, Errollyn Wallen and Mike Brewer. There are two separate volumes, this is thev second anthology arranged for SATB, the choice of carols is identical to the earlier SA(B) version (although they are not in the same order, or compatible with the first book). Both publications include undemanding keyboard accompaniment and suggestions for optional instrumental lines.

A Performer Prepares: A Guide to Song Preparation for Actors, Singers and Dancers
A Performer Prepares
A Guide to Song Preparation for Actors, Singers and Dancers
Paperback      ISBN: 1557833958

A Performer Prepares is a 13-part master class on how to perform on any stage from bleak rehearsal room to the Palace Theatre. The class covers the basic Broadway song numbers from show ballad to showstopper. With precise logical steps and dynamic and entertaining dialogues between himself and his students David Craig takes anyone with the desire to shine from an audition to final curtain call. These lessons on the pages recreate as closely as possible the unique interpersonal dyamic of Craig's legendary coaching encounters in New York Los Angeles and across the country.

Movin' in the Right Direction!: A Program or Songbook to Build Character and Integrity in Young People for Unison and 2-Part Voices
Movin' in the Right Direction!
A Program or Songbook to Build Character and Integrity in Young People for Unison and 2-Part Voices
Paperback      ISBN: 0739052411

Movin' in the Right Direction is a vibrant and contemporary 20-minute program designed to help build character and integrity in your young singers. Teachers, students, and parents will enjoy the lessons that can be learned through this presentation. The texts reinforce positive concepts and goals. The seven songs, set in a wide variety of musical styles, may be sung separately or put together with the connecting narrations (35 spoken lines in all). Recommended for grades 2--7.

Mixing & Mastering
Mixing & Mastering
Paperback      ISBN: 1423430530

(Music Pro Guide Books & DVDs). Making the instrument and vocal tracks sound their best, then making them all work together- everything you need to know to make the perfect mix is in this book. You'll then learn how to take that perfect mix and create the perfect stereo master recording, ready for CD replication or digital distribution online. Detailed illustrations, photographs, plus audio and video examples on DVD make sure you understand everything you need to know to mix and master like the pros.

America Sings!
America Sings!
Paperback      ISBN: 1562228455
Working With Your Voice: The Career Guide to Becoming a Professional Singer
Working With Your Voice
The Career Guide to Becoming a Professional Singer
Paperback      ISBN: 0739075950

You say you want to become a professional singer. Where do you start? Is it really possible to make a living doing what you love? With over 25 years of experience as a professional singer, Jaime Babbitt has been there, done that, and knows the drill. In this book, Jaime looks at everything involved with having a career as a singer and offers you her first-hand experience. She applies a Zen approach to her invaluable tips on singing, gigs, marketing, and the professional singer's lifestyle. You'll realize your goal of becoming a successful working singer and how your voice, body, connections, technique, and attitude all help you every step of the way. Whether you're a pop superstar in the making, a stone-cold rocker, a Broadway baby, an R&B diva, or a jazz crooner, Working with Your Voice helps you become the singer who's great at whatever they do---and who knows how to do it all .

"Anything you want to know about singing is in this book. Jaime Babbitt shares her vast knowledge of every aspect of how to be a pro singer."

---Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, award-winning and world renowned songwriting team

"Jaime Babbitt is one of the best singers I've ever heard. She knows the artistic side of her profession, and in this book she shares everything the up-and-coming session singer or recording artist would ever need to know about getting started and about staying in the game."

---Jimmy Webb, Grammy(R) award-winning, singer-songwriter/composer, and Chairman of the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
How to Sing American: Pronunciation for Jazz, Rock, R&B, and Other Non-Classical Singers [With CD]
How to Sing American
Pronunciation for Jazz, Rock, R&B, and Other Non-Classical Singers [With CD]
Paperback      ISBN: 0786662026
Songs of Love, Music, and Nature: 10 Contemporary Solos for Female Voice and Piano
Songs of Love, Music, and Nature
10 Contemporary Solos for Female Voice and Piano
Paperback      ISBN: 0739064762

Alfred Music is excited to present this superb collection of vocal solos exclusively for female voices. From a touching American folk song to dramatic seasonal portraits of autumn and winter, you'll find something for everyone in this wonderful and varied collection. A perfect choice for studio and stage.
Titles: Autumn * The Moon * Mother, Please Explain * Music Speaks * Oh, No * Poor Boy * Remember My Song * Shooting Star * Why Does the Willow Tree Weep? * Winter Song.

Roses, Laughter and Lullabies: For Mezzo-Soprano (Alto) and Piano
Roses, Laughter and Lullabies
For Mezzo-Soprano (Alto) and Piano
Paperback      ISBN: 1423439538

(Vocal Collection). This collection of 18 easy supplementary repertory songs, all in English, augments selections in Easy Songs for the Beginning Mezzo-Soprano, Easy Songs for the Beginning Mezzo-Soprano_Part II, and the three volumes of The First Book of Mezzo-Soprano/Alto. Audio recordings of accompaniments can be accessed online by using the unique code inside each book. The audio files can be streamed or downloaded. Contents: Birds in the Night (Sullivan) * Cradle Song (Schubert) * The Forsaken Maid (Wilson) * Hymn to the Night (Campbell-Tipton) * I Have Twelve Oxen (Ireland) * I Will Go with My Father A-ploughing (Quilter) * It Was a Lover and His Lass (Clough-Leighter) * Jeanette and Her Little Wooden Shoes (Herbert) * Love Is a Sickness Full of Woes (Parker) * O, Bid Your Faithful Ariel Fly (Linley) * Should He Upbraid (Bishop) * Spring Comes Laughing (Carew) * Tears (Tchaikovsky) * Two Roses (Gilberte) * Under the Greenwood Tree (Buzzi-Peccia) * The Valley of Laughter (Sanderson) * The Winds Are Calling (Ronald) * Without Thee (Gounod).

Broadway Rhythm Band: Sing and Play Down the Great White Way! 10 Unison Showtunes With Optional Rhythm Band
Broadway Rhythm Band
Sing and Play Down the Great White Way! 10 Unison Showtunes With Optional Rhythm Band
Paperback      ISBN: 0739051539

Discover and explore exciting Broadway rhythms while singing and playing these 10 famous showtunes. Each is arranged for unison voices and three optional rhythm band instruments. Use the "practice patterns" to study and prepare first, sing and play the individual parts next, and then combine the instruments and voices for music classroom fun...or concert stage success Reproducible pages are included in the publication and on the Enhanced SoundTrax CD. Titles: Another Op'nin, Another Show * Chitty Chitty Bang Bang * Forty-Second Street * Give My Regards to Broadway * Hernando's Hideaway * I Want to Be Happy * If I Only Had a Brain * Together Wherever We Go * Try to Remember * Wouldn't It Be Loverly.