Music Instruction: Vocal
Paperback ISBN: 0881880647
Seven vocal selections from Lerner and Loewe's Broadway musical, including: Camelot * Follow Me * How to Handle a Woman * I Loved You Once in Silence * If Ever I Would Leave You * The Lusty Month of May * The Simple Joys of Maidenhood.
The Faber Carol Book
40 Songs and Carols for Christmas SATB and Piano
Paperback ISBN: 0571521274
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.
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
Singer's Library of Arias
15 Vocal Masterworks from the Baroque Era Through The Twenty-First Century: Medium Low
Paperback ISBN: 0739051407
This superb vocal collection features 15 of the worldÂ'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 LoveÂ's Sickness (Purcell) * I Got Plenty OÂ' NuttinÂ' (Gershwin) * La donna Ã¨ mobile (Verdi) * Non siate ritrosi (Mozart) * O mio babbino caro (Puccini) * O Rest in the Lord (Mendelssohn) * Ombra mai fÃ¹ (Handel) * Sheep May Safely Graze (Bach) * Sorry Her Lot (Gilbert & Sullivan) * Time To Say Goodbye (Sartori) * Voi che sapete (Mozart) * WhereÂ'er You Walk (Handel) * You Raise Me Up (LÃ¸vland).
The Singer's Companion
A Guide to Improving Your Voice And Performance
Paperback ISBN: 1574671502
The Singer's Companion combines the author's extensive research on hundreds of professional singers' and singing teachers' books with 30 years of personal teaching experience. The book concentrates on traditional vocal and artistic development, as employed at the most renowned universities and conservatories. At the same time, the presentation is extremely practical and accessible. The language is simple, and minimal space is given to theory. As each aspect of good singing and artistry is explained, enlightening quotations from dozens of the best singers and teachers, such as Enrico Caruso, Luciano Pavarotti, Eileen Farrell, Manuel Garcia, and Emma Seiler, help the singer to grasp the concept. The building of the vocal instrument and the artist is the focus. Topics include stance, breathing, phonation, resonance, range, health, choosing a teacher, vocal exercises, musicianship, pronunciation and diction, interpretation, performance, and selecting material. Many illustrative diagrams appear in the text. The book includes exercise sheets, sample songs, and an illustrative CD. Any singer, from the would-be professional to the diligent choir member, can benefit from this easy-to-use, thorough companion.
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.
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.