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.
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.
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.
(Guitar Recorded Versions). With over 200 songs in each book, the Ultimate Song Pages series really is the "ultimate " These jam-packed collections feature lyrics with piano and chord arrangements in the piano books, and transcriptions in standard notation and tablature in the guitar books. With music in various styles covered in these songbooks, these really are some of the greatest compilations ever assembled This ultimate collection is jam-packed with more than 200 songs for the acoustic guitar, all fully transcribed in standard notation and tablature. Songs include: 500 Miles * 6th Avenue Heartache * Absence of Fear * Ain't Misbehavin' * All You Wanted * American Pie * The Ancient * And I Love You So * And It Stoned Me * As Time Goes By * Ave Maria (Schubert) * Baby, Now That I've Found You * Back to Georgia * Beth * Big Yellow Taxi * Black Water * Body and Soul * Both Sides Now * Bouree * Broken Arrow * Cajun Moon * California * Canon in D (Pachelbel) * Can't Find My Way Home * Caravan * Carefree Highway * Castles in the Air * Cat's in the Cradle * Change the World * Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes * Cheap Day Return * Chelsea Morning * The Circle Game * Clair de Lune * Clap * Classical Gas * Cocaine * Come Monday * Come Running * Copperhead Road * Copperline * Cotton Jenny * Crazy Love * Creeque Alley * Czardas (Hungarian Folk Song) * Daniel * Days of Wine and Roses * Deep Water * Desperado * Doctor to My Eyes * Dog & Butterfly * Domino * Don't Speak * Dreamboat Annie * Drop in the Ocean * Early Mornin' Rain * Emily's Song * Everywhere * Fantasie Impromptu * Fat Man * Fearless Heart * Fernando * The First Noel * A Foggy Day * Foolish Games * For Lovin' Me/Did She Mention My Name * For the Roses * Forever Autumn * Fur Elise * Glory Row * Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) * Goodbye Again * Grapefruit/Juicy Fruit * The Greatest Love of All * Greensleeves * Guitar Town * Hands * Handy Man * Harvest Moon * Havana Daydreamin' * Head Over Feet * Heart of Gold * Helpless * Here with Me * A Horse with No Name * Hotel California * House at Pooh Corner * I Believe I Can Fly * I Can Let Go Now * I Feel Alright * I Got a Name * I Got Rhythm * I Love My Dog * I Need You * I'll Make Love to You Anytime * If Mary Were Here * Impossible Dreamer * Ironic * It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) * It Had to Be You * It's You * Jesse * Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring * John Barleycorn (Must Die) * Joy to the World * Layla * Long May You Run * Lookin' in the Eyes of Love * A Love Song * Lyin' Eyes * Margaritaville * Matthew and Son * Mexico * Millworker * Minority * Misty * Mood for a Day * Moondance * Moonlight Sonata * Mr. Bojangles * My Beat * My Funny Valentine * My Sweet Lady * Needle and the Damage Done * Never Going Back Again * Night Train * Nights in White Satin * Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out * Nothing Can Be Done * and more.
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.
American music reflects the history of America's people, America's trials, and America's growth. Take an exciting and reflective 30-minute musical journey with Of Thee I Sing ---A Celebration of America's Music. From Native American Indian chants to traditional folk songs, from inspirational spirituals to hot New Orleans ragtime, from jazzy swing to kickin' Broadway 2-beat, from Nashville's Grand Ole Opry to the Detroit Motown Sound, you too can discover and enjoy the sound of America.
* Recommended for grades 3 and up.
* Can be used as a program or as a songbook.
* Performance time: approximately 30 minutes.
* Reproducible Student Pages and Staging Suggestions included.
Previously available only in three separate books, Howard Shore's award-winning music for The Lord of the Rings trilogy is now available as a deluxe single volume of Piano/Vocal sheet music. Adorned with gorgeous color stills from the motion pictures, this is the ultimate musical tour of Middle-earth for pianists.