Music Instruction: Vocal
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.
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.
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
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.
10 Contemporary Arrangements for Solo Voice and Piano: Medium Low
Paperback ISBN: 0739064843
Singers will enjoy being in the spotlight while performing solos from this outstanding collection of popular favorites, new and old. Features 10 contemporary settings by some of Alfred?s top arrangers, including Jay Althouse, Alan Billingsley, Lisa DeSpain, Mark Hayes, Greg Gilpin, and Larry Shackley. Titles: Ain?t Misbehavin? * Don?t Rain on My Parade * Don?t Sit Under the Apple Tree * Forty-Second Street * Home * Home Sweet Home * I?ll Stand By You * It Had Better Be Tonight * Johnny One Note * Theme from New York, New York.
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.
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.
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.
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.