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- Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 57.99
Often underestimated, lyric diction is a portal to powerful performance. It is through lyric diction that singers are able to communicate the wishes and desires of the poet, as well as the composer. Amanda Johnston takes a modernized approach in English and German Diction for Singers , making German increasingly accessible through the recognition... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 33.99
The book discusses the musical considerations, vocal production, and kinesthetic feedback inherent to performing persuasively in a variety of styles and idioms, with observations of professional vocalists, instrumentalists, and voice teachers who have successfully crossed over into contrasting idioms. more...
- Gia Publications 2013; US$ 36.99
From common to not-so-common problems facing choral conductors of all experience levels, Michael Kemp brings a lifetime of experience living and working in the choral world to create a truly remarkable and practical book of solutions. This comprehensive handbook starts with a myriad of quick fixes to familiar choral challenges and then provides in-depth... more...
- Gia Publications 2013; US$ 24.99
Vision, trust, persuasion, and character are just a few of the key concepts explored in this volume that brings the wealth of leadership literature to bear on the business of running a musical ensemble. The book argues that the role of a conductor is more than just to cue entrances, hold fermatas, and execute final cutoffs with a flourish?it should... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 45.99
In her three-step approach, Karen Bauer integrates fact and application in a logical order, step by step, taking the mystery out of singing by approaching it as a trainable and reliable kinesthetic experience. Through the use of short verbal prompts and guided exercises, The Essentials of Beautiful Singing offers tools singers need to intentionally... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
"The Singer?s Companion" provides both beginning and advanced students of singing with a basic, reliable, and readable introduction to the many issues focusing on training and maintaining a healthy voice. It covers all the fundamental issues faced by vocalists in all styles of music, including how to find a good teacher, work with a score, audition,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.19
In Baton Basics , conductor Diane Wittry offers a unique approach to teaching conducting through weight, resistance, and energy. In doing so she gives readers new tools for effective and ultimately musical forms of conducting, forms based on conveying energy. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 94.95
Developing Musicianship through Aural Skills, Second Edition , is a comprehensive method for learning to hear, sing, understand, and use the foundations of music as part of an integrated curriculum, incorporating both sight singing and ear training in one volume. Under the umbrella of musicianship, this textbook guides students to "hear what they... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 57.99
Timothy Cheek?s Singing in Czech: A Guide to Czech Lyric Diction and Vocal Repertoire , with its accompanying audio, builds on the original pioneering work of 2001 that set ?a new and very welcome high standard for teaching lyric diction,? according to Notes : The Journal of the Music Library Association . more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 57.99
In The 21st Century Voice: Contemporary and Traditional Extra-Normal Voice, Michael Edward Edgerton considers contemporary vocal techniques within an advanced acoustic and anatomical framework. Throughout, he proposes new directions for vocal exploration. Much more than a treatise on twentieth-century vocal science and study, The 21st Century... more...