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- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 43.95
"Opera Coaching "is the first practical guide for pianists, singers, and opera producers to this important--and often neglected--career. The opera coach is a teacher who helps singers not only meet the physical and vocal demands of a score, but--like the dramatic coach--shapes their entire performance. The opera coach must have a wide knowledge, from... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 29.99
This easy to use handbook, Get the Callback: The Art of Auditioning for Musical Theatre, offers practical advice on all the facets of auditioning. It walks the reader step by step through the audition process, explaining what to expect, how to behave, and how to prepare for a (hopefully) winning audition. It also coaches the actor through the ins and... more...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 23.99
This book gives you new information on working with young adolescent changing voices, designing optimal rehearsals for middle schoolers, managing growing choral programs, and helping youngsters gain musical skills they can carry with them for a lifetime of making music. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 18.95
An invaluable guide for both casual opera fans and afficionados, this volume contains act-by-act descriptions of operatic works ranging from the early seventeenth century masterworks of Monteverdi and Purcell to the modern classics of Menotti and Britten. Written in a lively anecdotal style, entries include character descriptions, historical background,... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 60.00
Newly translated writings of nineteenth-century music critics and theorists, including Wagner and Berlioz. more...
- Chicago Review Press 2000; US$ 11.99
Gotta dance! Gotta sing! Gotta do most anything because it?s show time! In Show Time! kids will learn to become triple threat? performers, developing their skills as singers, dancers, and actors through more than 80 activities that include imitating a musician or musical instrument, acting out a song, creating a mirror dance, making puppets and... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 3.99
Are you a fan of JLS? Have you followed the bands rise to fame from early success on The X Factor to chart topping pop sensation? If you think you are an expert on JLS, then find out how much you really know by testing yourself and your friends with this fun quiz book. Most fans will be able to tell you what JLS stands for but do you know what... more...
- Icon Books Ltd 2012; US$ 2.90
Rossini?s La Cenerentola (or Cinderella) is one of the most popular comic operas in the classical repertoire - the timeless fairy tale about the triumph of virtue over snobbery. Its first performance at Rome?s Teatro Valle in January 1817 - when the composer was not yet 25 - was the customary fiasco. More recently, audiences have laughed at Rossini?s... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2004; US$ 139.95
Many contemporary composers and music critics say in an offhand way that all music written in the past quarter century is about musicthat it is reflexive and self-referential in some significant sense. It is music in search of an understanding of itself. This book tries to deepen the understanding of music about music as well as music itself... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99
Written as a follow-up to 'A Book of Operas', this is another comprehensive study of several great operas from the renowned musicologist Henry Edward Krehbiel. Includes in-depth analyses of: Samson and Delilah and other biblical operas Die Konigin von Saba Herodiade Lakme Pagliacci Cavalleria Rusticana The operas of Mascagni Iris Madame Butterfly... more...