Music Instruction: Vocal
Sing at First Sight Reproducible Companion Level 2
Foundations in Choral Sight-Singing
Paperback ISBN: 0739061453
The Reproducible Companion/CD kit for the second level of Alfred's popular sight-singing curriculum is now available! This sequential sight-singing text introduces new music reading concepts using both rhythmic and pitch exercises, plus actual excerpts from real choral music. The new Reproducible Companion/CD offers additional exercises, activities, and assessments, plus a CD with accompaniments and ear training lessons. The comb binding creates a lay-flat book that is perfect for study and performance. This title is available in SmartMusic.
Seven by Porter
Contemporary Settings of Seven Classic Songs by Cole Porter Medium Low Voice
Paperback ISBN: 0739052640
Take seven of Cole Porter's classic songs, add Mark Hayes' stunning and unpredictable arrangements, and it all adds up to this winning collection. Available in Medium High and Medium Low editions, and featuring Mark Hayes at the piano on the accompaniment CD. Songs include: Anything Goes * Blow, Gabriel, Blow * I Love Paris * Just One of Those Things * Night and Day * True Love * You're the Top.
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.
The Complete Singer-Songwriter
A Troubadour's Guide to Writing, Performing, Recording & Business
Paperback ISBN: 0879307692
Of all the paths available to today's musicians, the life of the singer-songwriter remains one of the most alluring and popular. This handbook is the ultimate guide for the modern singer-songwriter, full of real-world advice and encouragement for both aspiring and accomplished troubadours. The founding editor of Acoustic Guitar magazine, Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers draws on his own experiences as a performing songwriter and interviews with artists such as Joni Mitchell, Ani DiFranco, Arlo Guthrie, Chrissie Hynde and Paul Simon to offer an invaluable companion for the journey from idea to song to stage and studio. Also includes inside info from managers, agents, lawyers and record execs. "A lucid, well-written, fact-stuffed work." - Bruce Cockburn
Hair Broadway Version Vocal Selections for Piano/Vocal/chords
Paperback ISBN: 0739060716
The musical Hair was a cultural phenomenon in the epoch-changing era of the 1960s. Broadway has never been the same. This songbook includes highlights from the smash hit revival of the show, which has attracted raves from audiences and critics alike. Relive the new dawning of the Age of Aquarius and let the sun shine in! Titles: Air * Aquarius * Black Boys * Colored Spade * Donna * Easy to Be Hard * Flesh Failures, The / Let the Sunshine In * Frank Mills * Give Up All Desires * Going Down * Good Morning Starshine * Hair * Hare Krishna (Be In) * Hashish * I Believe in Love * I Got Life * I'm Black / Ain't Got No * Initials * Manchester England * My Conviction * Old Fashioned Melody / Electric Blues * Sodomy * Three-Five-Zero-Zero * Walking in Space * What a Piece of Work Is Man * Where Do I Go? * White Boys * Yes, I's Finished on Y'alls Farmlands / Abie Baby.
Singer's Library of Arias
15 Vocal Masterworks from the Baroque Era Through The Twenty-First Century: Medium Low
Paperback ISBN: 0739051407
This superb vocal collection features 15 of the worldÂ's best-loved arias from the Baroque era through the 21st Century, presented with comprehensive historical information, accurate translations, IPA pronunciation guides, and performance suggestions designed to enhance and educate developing vocalists. Available in Medium High and Medium Low editions, with optional piano accompaniment CDs. Songs include: Domine Deus (Vivaldi) * Gioite al canto mio (Peri) * I Attempt from LoveÂ's Sickness (Purcell) * I Got Plenty OÂ' NuttinÂ' (Gershwin) * La donna Ã¨ mobile (Verdi) * Non siate ritrosi (Mozart) * O mio babbino caro (Puccini) * O Rest in the Lord (Mendelssohn) * Ombra mai fÃ¹ (Handel) * Sheep May Safely Graze (Bach) * Sorry Her Lot (Gilbert & Sullivan) * Time To Say Goodbye (Sartori) * Voi che sapete (Mozart) * WhereÂ'er You Walk (Handel) * You Raise Me Up (LÃ¸vland).
Gateway to French Diction
A Guide for Singers
Paperback ISBN: 0739074164
As part of a series of coordinated diction manuals and anthologies, Gateway to French Diction helps students to move beyond diction to clear understanding and authentic style. Thomas Hampson says the series, "not only achieves an excellent study of the tools for proper translation and diction, it goes much deeper and more importantly to the teaching of musical and poetic expression from the inner side of the language." Every French example word or phrase is translated into English, and is also spoken perfectly on the included CD by Paris Opera Comique Diction coach and native French speaker, Dr. Agn?s Terrier. The comb binding creates a lay-flat book that is perfect for study and performance.