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Author Dayme, Meribeth Bunch, 1938-

Title The singing book / Meribeth Bunch, Cynthia Vaughn.

Imprint New York : W.W. Norton, 2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  783 D335s 2004    ---  Available
Description xi, 339 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 330) and index.
Contents Healthy singing -- Preparing to sing -- Selecting music to sing -- Learning music efficiently -- Practice habits -- Performing -- Improvisation -- Patriotic songs, unison songs, and rounds: background and performance notes -- Folk songs, spirituals, and hymns: background and performance notes -- Theater, film, and television songs: background and performance notes -- Popular and jazz standards: background and performance notes -- Art songs and arias: background and performance notes -- Muscles and physical alignment -- Breathing -- Making sound -- Voice quality and resonance -- Articulation and expression -- Maintaining a healthy voice -- Worksheet for preparing the text of your song -- Introduction to IPA: pronunciation of vowels and consonants -- Additional vocal exercises -- Making sense of a music manuscript -- Classification of songs.
Summary Part I covers how to sing and Part II consists of an anthology of 70 songs. Lastly, there is a section on how the voice works, why a singer should use specific techniques, elementary vocal anatomy, and more vocal exercises.
Subject Singing -- Instruction and study.
Singing -- Physiological aspects.
Added Author Vaughn, Cynthia.
ISBN 0393979946 (pbk.)
9780393979947 (pbk.)

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