Music Instruction: Vocal
Rhythm All Around
10 Rhythmic Songs for Singing and Learning
Paperback ISBN: 0739046438
It's amazing what you'll find when you start listening for Rhythm All Around! From the sounds of someone knocking at your door to the rhythms of cooks going "Crazy in the Kitchen," you'll be both tickled and amused by the fun lyrics and concepts in this collection of unison and beginning 2-part songs. Includes reproducible song sheets, many with suggestions for rhythmic sounds and instruments. *Recommended for grades K--5. *Reproducible Student Pages included.
Frankly Just Between Us
My Life Conducting Frank Sinatra's Music
Hardcover ISBN: 063409498x
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 and 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.
small tear to dust jacket; otherwise like new
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
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.
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.
Italian Arias of the Baroque and Classical Eras
Paperback ISBN: 0739026836
A sampling of the world's greatest Baroque and Classical arias. In addition to offering fascinating background information about the arias and their composers, the editor has corrected a multitude of errors which have accumulated over time, and has replaced Romantic-era misinterpretations with accompaniments that are faithful to historical styles. Includes word-by-word transcriptions into the International Phonetic Alphabet.
You Can Write a Song
Paperback ISBN: 0825615135
This complete music instruction studio is all you need to begin writing like a pro. Includes a stpe-by-step book and a one-hour CD filled with exercises and professional arrangements. The basics can be mastered in just a few weeks.
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.