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Confessions of a Session Singer: Scandalous Secrets of Success Behind the Mic
Confessions of a Session Singer
Scandalous Secrets of Success Behind the Mic
Paperback      ISBN: 0879309113
An educational and entertaining look at professional studio work from the vantage point of a veteran session vocalist. Confessions tackles topics that will help readers define, improve and maintain a professional studio career. This book takes the reader from the first steps of researching, networking and preparing for a career as a session singer to building their career strategically. Tips for communicating effectively with the audio engineer, the client and the producer are covered, including definitions of commonly used studio terms. Specific techniques and gear that enhance a vocalist's performance are explained to the reader in detail. Interspersed between the tips and trade secrets are entertaining anecdotes to give the reader real world examples and insight as they relate to the pertinent chapter topics.
Sing Me a Song: High Voice
Sing Me a Song
High Voice
Paperback      ISBN: 0739050834
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.
Twenty-Six Italian Songs and Arias: For Medium Low Voice
Twenty-Six Italian Songs and Arias
For Medium Low Voice
Paperback      ISBN: 0882844903
This authoritative, new edition of the world's most loved songs and arias draws on original manuscripts, historical first editions and recent research by prominent musicologists to meet a high standard of accuracy and authenticity. Includes fascinating background information about the arias and their composers as well as a singable rhymed translation, a readable prose translation and a literal translation of each single Italian word.
Rage to Survive: The Etta James Story
Rage to Survive
The Etta James Story
Paperback      ISBN: 0306812622
Here is the story of perhaps the finest soul singer of the rock era--Etta James.
Pajama Game: Vocal Selections
Pajama Game
Vocal Selections
Paperback      ISBN: 1576238474
Includes: Hernando's Hideaway * Hey There * I'm Not at All in Love * Once-A-Year Day (Polka) * Small Talk * Steam Heat and There Once Was a Man.
La Clemenza Di Tito
La Clemenza Di Tito
Italian    Paperback      ISBN: 0769268862
Expertly arranged Vocal Score by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart from the Kalmus Edition series. This Opera Score is from the Classical era.
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.
26 Italian Songs and Arias: Medium Low
26 Italian Songs and Arias
Medium Low
Paperback      ISBN: 0882849360
This authoritative, new edition of the world's most loved songs and arias draws on original manuscripts, historical first editions and recent research by prominent musicologists to meet a high standard of accuracy and authenticity. Includes fascinating background information about the arias and their composers as well as a singable rhymed translation, a readable prose translation and a literal translation of each single Italian word.
The Complete Singer-Songwriter: A Troubadour's Guide to Writing, Performing, Recording & Business
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
Sing at First Sight, Level 2: Foundations in Choral Sight-singing
Sing at First Sight, Level 2
Foundations in Choral Sight-singing
Paperback      ISBN: 0739049240
Sing at First Sight is a sequential sight-singing curriculum for all choirs! This Level 2 book opens with a comprehensive Rhythm Review and Pitch Practice reinforcing the concepts studied in Sing at First Sight, Level 1. Each of the four units that follow features a helpful Getting Ready page, progressive Rhythm Readiness exercises, and thorough music-reading Lessons with practice Exercises, useful Hints, and motivating Challenge Exercises. Unit summary and assessment is easily achieved with choral excerpts from AlfredÂ's Choral Designs series, fun-filled Review games, and Evaluating Your Performance questions. Plus, Alfred has included a full-length Performance Piece to measure and celebrate your choirÂ's sight-singing progress, and then perform in concert. Includes: * Singing in Minor * Chromatics * 2-Part, 3-Part, and 4-Part Harmony * Major and Minor Intervals * Changing Meter * Sixteenth-Note Patterns