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.
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
Basic Rock Singing Techniques
Paperback ISBN: 0882847635
Everything a rock singer needs! Voice-strengthening exercises, songs that will extend your range, a list of equipment you need to sing with a band, and the low-down on what to expect when singing live or in a studio. 64 pages.
Sing at First Sight
Reproducible Companion : Foundations in Choral Sight-Singing
Paperback ISBN: 0739037404
Augment your sight-singing curriculum with this well-written supplemental textbook which directly correlates to the lessons taught in Alfred's popular Sing at First Sight method. Includes over 80 reproducible pages of additional exercises, activities, and assessments designed to strengthen the music reading skills of developing musicians. A listening CD provides ear training activities and recorded accompaniments for the six end-of-unit songs. Plus, a handy appendix with easy-to-follow charts and diagrams of music fundamentals. The Reproducible Companion is highly effective when used with Sing at First Sight; on a routine basis after each of the 24 sequential lessons; as needed to master challenging musical concepts; or as a general review following the completion of the original textbook. Logically laid out in a 96-page spiral-bound book, ready for the photocopier!
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.
Fifty Ways to Improve Your Elementary or Middle School Choir
Paperback ISBN: 1423454790
(Choral). The adolescent years can be a challenge for any choir director, but this practical handbook by Roger Emerson provides an engaging and witty approach to working with these young singers. Ideal for experienced educators and those new to the field, this text is full of creative ideas and solid solutions in an easy-to-read question and answer format. The fifty topics include recruiting, the adolescent voice, choral tone, classroom management, budgets, choral balance and blend, sight-reading, repertoire, programming, incorporating pop music into the choral program, working with your administrators and colleagues, parent and community relations, helpful recommended resources and much more!
Sing Me a Song
Paperback ISBN: 0739050842
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. Songs include: 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
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.