Selected for contests and adjudications around the country, this incredible volume includes 11 favorite folk songs expertly crafted for solo voice and piano. Arranged by Alfred Music's finest writers, such as Philip Kern, Jay Althouse, Don Besig, Ruth Elaine Schram, and Carl Strommen. Titles: Amazing Grace * Danny Boy * 'Liza Jane * Greensleeves * Farewell, Lad (Ad u, Donzellet) * To the Sky * Scarborough Fair * She's Like the Swallow * Angels Through the Night (All Through the Night/All Night, All Day) * Homeward Bound * 'Cross the Wide Missouri. This title is available in SmartMusic.
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.
This perfect "how-to" book includes chapters on posture, breathing, vocal cords, tone, vowels, consonants, intonation, and phrasing. A must-have manual for voice teachers and students, group voice classes, and choral directors at any level."For the student of choral music and singing at any level who is searching for introductory material or basic information about the voice, this book is one way of filling the bill."
- Choral Journal
What a great way to bridge the gap from unison to 2-part singing. There's nothing more fun than singing a partner song This tremendous collection features well-known songs that will never go out of style, reproducible song sheets, and easy-to teach staging suggestions. Recommended for grades 2--7. Appropriate staging suggestions included. Reproducible student song sheets included. Titles: All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth * Bye Bye Blackbird * Frosty the Snowman * Jingle Bell Rock * Shake, Rattle and Roll * Singin' in the Rain * Splish, Splash * Strike Up the Band * Toot Toot Tootsie (Goo'bye) * When You're Smiling.
Sinatra's conductor reveals what it's like to work for legendary singers Frankly - Just Between Us, is an entertaining and insightful behind-the-scenes look at the world of playing piano and conducting for Frank Sinatra and other contemporary music legends. This book chronicles the illustrious career of Vincent Falcone from his days at Syracuse University and tuning pianos and performing casual dates in Las Vegas, to playing piano and conducting for music icon Sinatra during the apex of his career. Falcone also played for such music greats as Andy Williams, Jack Jones, Sammy Davis Jr., Jerry Lewis, the McGuire Sisters, Tony Bennett, Connie Francis, Paul Anka, Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme, and many others. Frankly contains many great stories about playing and conducting for some larger-than-life music personalities of the '70s, '80s and today, and the highs and lows of playing for this caliber of entertainment.
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This superb vocal collection features 15 of the world'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 Love's Sickness (Purcell) * I Got Plenty O' Nuttin' (Gershwin) * La donna mobile (Verdi) * Non siate ritrosi (Mozart) * O mio babbino caro (Puccini) * O Rest in the Lord (Mendelssohn) * Ombra mai f (Handel) * Sheep May Safely Graze (Bach) * Sorry Her Lot (Gilbert & Sullivan) * Time To Say Goodbye (Sartori) * Voi che sapete (Mozart) * Where'er You Walk (Handel) * You Raise Me Up (L vland).
This collection of 13 songs offers stunning musical settings of poetic texts by writers such as Christina Rossetti, Robert Louis Stevenson, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, and William Blake. Composers include Sherri Porterfield, Douglas E. Wagner, Andy Beck, Ruth Morris Gray, and more. Ideal for auditions, contests, adjudications, and any other solo performances. Available in Medium High and Medium Low editions, with optional piano accompaniment CDs. Titles: Break, Break, Break * From an Irish Cabin * How Do I Love You? * If Music Be the Food of Love * Little Lamb * Little Tree * Never Seek to Tell Thy Love * No Ruby * A Red, Red Rose * Remember Me * Sing Me a Song of a Lad That Is Gone * The Tiger * The Wind.
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.
Award-winning composer, arranger, pianist, and recording artist Mark Hayes has crafted an exquisite anthology of Christmas arrangements for solo voice, including traditional carols, art songs, masterworks, and spirituals. Reflecting the arranger's mastery of vocal accompaniment, the piano partners with the voice in true art song style. Available in medium high and medium low voicings, this collection also features accompaniment and full-performance recordings with Mark Hayes at the piano. Titles: Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella * Away in a Manger * Sing Joy * Midnight Noel * Gesu Bambino * Silent Night * Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming * O Holy Night * The Coventry, Carol * Jesus, Oh What a Wonderful Child.