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Twenty-Six Italian Songs and Arias: For Medium High Voice
Twenty-Six Italian Songs and Arias
For Medium High Voice
Paperback      ISBN: 0739000136
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.
Seven by Porter: Contemporary Settings of Seven Classic Songs by Cole Porter Medium Low Voice
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.
Frankly Just Between Us: My Life Conducting Frank Sinatra's Music
Frankly Just Between Us
My Life Conducting Frank Sinatra's Music
Hardcover      ISBN: 063409498x
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 and 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.
Basic Rock Singing Techniques
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.
Confessions of a Session Singer: Scandalous Secrets of Success Behind the Mic
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.
The Language of Song -- Intermediate: High Voice
The Language of Song -- Intermediate
High Voice
Paperback      ISBN: 0571523439
Are you struggling to sing in a foreign language? The Language of Song are graded songbooks that provide classic song repertoire, carefully selected by examiners and professional singers Heidi Pegler and Nicola-Jane Kemp to develop the vital skills required to sing in a foreign language. Each song gives both a literal and poetic translation of each text, a detailed pronunciation guide and background information on the songs as well as technical and musical teaching points. The accompanying CD provides the text for each song spoken by a native speaker -- expert language consultants who specialize in coaching singers -- as well as a recording of each song accompaniment. Titles: (Caccini) Amarilli, Mia Bella, (Mozart) An Chloe, (Faur Aurore, (Montsalvatge) Cancion De Cuna Para Dormir A Un Negrito, (Fauré) Clair De Lune Op. 46 No. 2, (Schubert) Die Forelle, (Schumann) Die Lotosblume, (Granados) El Majo Discreto, (Rodrigo) En Jerez De La Frontera, (Chausson) Le Charme, (Fauré) Le Secret (The Secret), (Reger) Maria Wiegenlied (The Virgin's Slumber Song), (Parisotti) Se Tu M'ami (If You Love Me), (Schubert) Standchen, (Scarlatti) Toglietemi La Vita Ancor (Take Away My Life), (Torelli) Tu Lo Sai, (Bellini) Vaga Luna, Che Inargenti, and (Brahms) Vergebliches Standchen
Singer's Library of Arias: 15 Vocal Masterworks from the Baroque Era Through The Twenty-First Century: Medium Low
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 è mobile (Verdi) * Non siate ritrosi (Mozart) * O mio babbino caro (Puccini) * O Rest in the Lord (Mendelssohn) * Ombra mai fù (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 (Løvland).
A Performer Prepares: A Guide to Song Preparation for Actors, Singers and Dancers
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.
Movin' in the Right Direction!: A Program or Songbook to Build Character and Integrity in Young People for Unison and 2-Part Voices
Movin' in the Right Direction!
A Program or Songbook to Build Character and Integrity in Young People for Unison and 2-Part Voices
Paperback      ISBN: 0739052411
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).
Tipbook Vocals: The Singing Voice : the Complete Guide
Tipbook Vocals
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.