Music Instruction: Vocal
Of Thee I Sing!
A Celebration of America's Music for 2-part Choirs
Paperback ISBN: 0739046594
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Cappella Pop
A Complete Guide to Contemporary A Cappella Singing
Paperback ISBN: 0739086278
A Cappella pop singing . . . it's the hottest trend in the nation! Author Brody McDonald's award-winning ensemble, Eleventh Hour, was the first high school group to appear on NBC's The Sing-Off, and now you can similarly challenge your top high school and collegiate age singers with this book! With a foreword by Deke Sharon, topics include forming your ensemble, music selection, rehearsal techniques, sound reinforcement, vocal percussion, and much more!
The Singing Voice : the Complete Guide
Paperback ISBN: 142345622x
This easy-to-read and highly accessible Tipbook has been written in close collaboration with classical and non-classical singers and teachers, therapists, and other experts. Tipbook Vocals doesn't teach you how to sing, but it supplies you with valuable, practical information that will help you to understand and extend the possibilities of your voice, to appreciate and evaluate input from voice teachers and coaches, and to have easier access to other literature on the subject.
Gateway to French Diction
A Guide for Singers
Paperback ISBN: 0739074164
As part of a series of coordinated diction manuals and anthologies, Gateway to French Diction helps students to move beyond diction to clear understanding and authentic style. Thomas Hampson says the series, "not only achieves an excellent study of the tools for proper translation and diction, it goes much deeper and more importantly to the teaching of musical and poetic expression from the inner side of the language." Every French example word or phrase is translated into English, and is also spoken perfectly on the included CD by Paris Opera Comique Diction coach and native French speaker, Dr. Agn?s Terrier. The comb binding creates a lay-flat book that is perfect for study and performance.
Twenty-Six Italian Songs and Arias
For Medium High Voice
Paperback ISBN: 088284489x
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.