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.
You say you want to become a professional singer. Where do you start? Is it really possible to make a living doing what you love? With over 25 years of experience as a professional singer, Jaime Babbitt has been there, done that, and knows the drill. In this book, Jaime looks at everything involved with having a career as a singer and offers you her first-hand experience. She applies a Zen approach to her invaluable tips on singing, gigs, marketing, and the professional singer's lifestyle. You'll realize your goal of becoming a successful working singer and how your voice, body, connections, technique, and attitude all help you every step of the way. Whether you're a pop superstar in the making, a stone-cold rocker, a Broadway baby, an R&B diva, or a jazz crooner, Working with Your Voice helps you become the singer who's great at whatever they do---and who knows how to do it all ."Anything you want to know about singing is in this book. Jaime Babbitt shares her vast knowledge of every aspect of how to be a pro singer." ---Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, award-winning and world renowned songwriting team "Jaime Babbitt is one of the best singers I've ever heard. She knows the artistic side of her profession, and in this book she shares everything the up-and-coming session singer or recording artist would ever need to know about getting started and about staying in the game." ---Jimmy Webb, Grammy(R) award-winning, singer-songwriter/composer, and Chairman of the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Award-winning composer, arranger, pianist, and recording artist Mark Hayes has crafted an exquisite anthology of Christmas arrangements for solo voice, including traditional carols, art songs, masterworks, and spirituals. Reflecting the arranger's mastery of vocal accompaniment, the piano partners with the voice in true art song style. Available in medium high and medium low voicings, this collection also features accompaniment and full-performance recordings with Mark Hayes at the piano. Titles: Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella * Away in a Manger * Sing Joy * Midnight Noel * Gesu Bambino * Silent Night * Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming * O Holy Night * The Coventry, Carol * Jesus, Oh What a Wonderful Child.
This superb vocal collection features 15 of the world'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 Love's Sickness (Purcell) * I Got Plenty O' Nuttin' (Gershwin) * La donna mobile (Verdi) * Non siate ritrosi (Mozart) * O mio babbino caro (Puccini) * O Rest in the Lord (Mendelssohn) * Ombra mai f (Handel) * Sheep May Safely Graze (Bach) * Sorry Her Lot (Gilbert & Sullivan) * Time To Say Goodbye (Sartori) * Voi che sapete (Mozart) * Where'er You Walk (Handel) * You Raise Me Up (L vland).
Movin' in the Right Direction is a vibrant and contemporary 20-minute program designed to help build character and integrity in your young singers. Teachers, students, and parents will enjoy the lessons that can be learned through this presentation. The texts reinforce positive concepts and goals. The seven songs, set in a wide variety of musical styles, may be sung separately or put together with the connecting narrations (35 spoken lines in all). Recommended for grades 2--7.
Released in 2006, Rocky Balboa is the 6th and final movie in the Rocky series, starring Sylvester Stallone. This book features music from the Rocky Balboa movie soundtrack, and provides lyrics along with piano and chord arrangements for the all the songs included.Titles: Adrian * Alone in the Ring * Burning Heart * Conquest * Eye of the Tiger * Fanfare for Rocky * Going the Distance * Gonna Fly Now * Hearts On Fire * Living in America * Mickey * No Easy Way Out * Overture * Redemption * Rocky's Reward.
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.
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 & 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.
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A complete step-by-step guide, Secrets of Singing provides everything needed to gain technical and musical vocal mastery. Some of the highlights include: Basic principles of singing, mastery of the upper voice, achieving the power of an open throat