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The Cuckoo: The Day the Cuckoo Lost Her Colors -- A Mexican Folk Tale for Unison Voices (Kit), Book & CD
The Cuckoo
The Day the Cuckoo Lost Her Colors -- A Mexican Folk Tale for Unison Voices (Kit), Book & CD
Paperback      ISBN: 0739070193

This captivating mini-musical will capture your young performers' imaginations, as a bevy of birds are given the task of collecting seeds before Fuego, the Mexican god of fire, clears the fields. The Cuckoo single-handedly saves the day, but ends up losing both her colorful feathers and her song, leaving her ashen gray and with only two notes. Learn how she is rewarded by her friends, including B ho the owl, Conejo the rabbit, Topo the mole, and all the birds of the field. It's an uplifting story, teaching both heroism and kindness. Performance time is approximately 20 minutes. Products available: Teacher's Handbook (includes Reproducibles), Enhanced SoundTrax CD (Accompaniment/Performance tracks plus reproducible PDF files of Student Pages & Cover Art), or price-saving Book & CD Kit.

Rocky Balboa: The Best of Rocky : Piano / Vocal / Chords
Rocky Balboa
The Best of Rocky : Piano / Vocal / Chords
Paperback      ISBN: 073904642x

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.
Italian Arias of the Baroque and Classical Eras
Italian Arias of the Baroque and Classical Eras
Paperback      ISBN: 0739026836

A sampling of the world's greatest Baroque and Classical arias. In addition to offering fascinating background information about the arias and their composers, the editor has corrected a multitude of errors which have accumulated over time, and has replac

Pajama Game: Vocal Selections
Pajama Game
Vocal Selections
Paperback      ISBN: 1576238474

Includes: Hernando's Hideaway * Hey There * I'm Not at All in Love * Once-A-Year Day (Polka) * Small Talk * Steam Heat and There Once Was a Man. This title is available in SmartMusic.

Working With Your Voice: The Career Guide to Becoming a Professional Singer
Working With Your Voice
The Career Guide to Becoming a Professional Singer
Paperback      ISBN: 0739075950

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.
26 Italian Songs and Arias: Medium Low
26 Italian Songs and Arias
Medium Low
Paperback      ISBN: 0882849360

This authoritative 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 every single word. This title is available in SmartMusic.

15 Vocalises Finishing Studies Opus 12 for High Voice
15 Vocalises Finishing Studies Opus 12 for High Voice
Paperback      ISBN: 0711976252

Expertly arranged Vocal Method by Giuseppe Concone from the Kalmus Edition series. This is from the Romantic era.

The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy : Piano / Vocal
The Lord of the Rings
The Motion Picture Trilogy : Piano / Vocal
Paperback      ISBN: 0739058037

Previously available only in three separate books, Howard Shore's award-winning music for The Lord of the Rings trilogy is now available as a deluxe single volume of Piano/Vocal sheet music. Adorned with gorgeous color stills from the motion pictures, this is the ultimate musical tour of Middle-earth for pianists.

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.

Seven by Porter: Contemporary Settings of Seven Classic Songs by Cole Porter, Medium High Voice
Seven by Porter
Contemporary Settings of Seven Classic Songs by Cole Porter, Medium High Voice
Paperback      ISBN: 0739052616

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.