Voice for Non-Majors

ISBN-10: 0132319667

ISBN-13: 9780132319669

Edition: 2009

Authors: Roberto Mancusi, Wesley Canada

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A complete course in singing for everyone who has ever dreamed of appearing on American Idol!nbsp; Full instructions help students develop better singing voices and avoid injury.nbsp; A complete anthology of popular songs, hymns, and old favorites is included.nbsp; An optional 5 CD set(0132319691) nbsp;gives piano accompaniments for all of the songs in a variety of ranges.
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List price: $97.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 3/19/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Introduction: Welcome to singing
The Beginning
The Basics
Posture Listening to yourself
Learning a Song: The ABC s of Do Re Mi
Learning the music
Learning the words
Putting it all together
Breath Support: Fueling the voice
The Respiratory System
The Diaphragm
The Intercostal Muscles
The Abdominal Muscles
The Process of Breathing
Breath Support
More Than Anatomy: The ins and outs of how we sing
The Parts of the Larynx
The Vocal Folds
The Arytenoids
The Cricoid Cartilage
The Thyroid Cartilage
The Hyoid Bone
The Epiglottis Resonance
The Pharynx Regsiters
Vocalizing: It s not just a fancy word
Basic Exercises
Advanced Exercises
Practicing: A good habit to get into What should you do when you practice?
Where should you practice?
How should you practice?
How long should you practice?
Vocal Technique: How We Use
What We Know Identifying a Good Technique
Refining the Song: Putting Everything Together
Score mapping Memorization
Performing a Song: More than notes on a page
The Painter s palette and vocal colors
Expressing the text
The eyes & face: The true gateway to our souls
Gestures: Making them effective
Living With Your Voice: Vocal Do s and Don ts Vocal Don ts Vocal Do s Song Anthology
Introduction to the Song Anthology
The Songs
About the Author
About the Pianist
Song Anthology
List Sacred Music
Amazing Grace (John Newton)
Angels Through the Night (arr. Philip Kern)
Ave Maria (High) (Franz Schubert)
Ave Maria (Low) (Franz Schubert)
I Walked Today Where Jesus Walked (Geoffery O Hara)
The Old Rugged Cross (George Bennard)
Star of the East (Amanda Kennedy)
When I Survey the Wondrous Cross (Lowell Mason)
Oldies but Goodies Beautiful Dreamer (Stephen Foster)
Because (Gui d Hardelot)
Dixie (Dan Emmett)
Dreamy Hawaii (F. W. Vandersloot)
Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair (Stephen Foster)
The John Brown Song (Traditional)
Leave Me with a Smile (Chas. Koehler & Earl Burtnett)
M-O-T-H-E-R: A Word That Means the World to Me (Theodore Morse)
Over There (George M. Cohan)
Smilin Through (Arthur A. Penn)
Tenting on the Old Camp Ground (Walter Kittredge)
The Yankee Doodle Boy (George M. Cohan)
You re a Grand Old Flag (George M. Cohan)
Popular Music Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman (Michael Camen)
How Do I Live (Diane Warren) Minnie the Moocher (Cab Calloway and Irving Mills)
My Heart Will Go On (James Horner)
R-E-S-P-E-C-T (Otis Redding)
What a Wonderful World (George Wheiss and Bob Thiele)
You Are So Beautiful (Billy Preston and Bruce Fisher)
You Raise Me Up (Brendan Graham and Ralph Loveland)
Popular Stage Music Bring Him Home from Les Miserables (Claude-Michelle Sch nberg)
Goodnight, My Someone from The Music Man (Meredith Wilson)
If I Were a Rich Man from Fiddler on the Roof (Jerry Bach)
The Impossible Dream from Man of La Mancha (Mitch Leigh)
Johanna from Sweeney Todd (Stephen Sondheim)
Memory from Cats (Andrew Lloyd Webber)
My Funny Valentine from Babes In Arms (Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart)
On My Own from Les Miserables (Claude-Michelle Sch nberg)</
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