The Everything Singing Book With Cd

The Everything Singing Book With Cd

From Mastering Breathing Techniques To Performing Live, All You Need To Hit The Right Notes

Book - 2008
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The popularity of TV audition shows and karaoke bars illustrates that Americans love to sing. But singing and singing well are two different things. With step-by-step instructions, readers will learn about breathing, body support, and sound placement for more power and focus, as well as ways to keep the voice healthy and strong. Readers will learn how to find an individual sound, "sell" a song during a live performance, increase range, and maintain beautiful tone. The accompanying CD gives readers all the exercises they'll need to get started. This book provides aspiring performers with the skills and confidence to improve their singing voices. And best of all, they'll have fun singing!
Publisher: Avon, Mass. : Adams Media ; Newton Abbot : David & Charles [distributor], 2008.
ISBN: 9781598695397
1598695398
Characteristics: xii, 288 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. + 1 sound disc.
Authors: Sheppard, Bettina
Title: The everything singing book with cd
from mastering breathing techniques to performing live, all you need to hit the right notes
Publisher: Avon, Mass. : Adams Media ; Newton Abbot : David & Charles [distributor], 2008.
Characteristics: xii, 288 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. + 1 sound disc.
Notes: Includes index.
Contents: Top ten things you should know about singing
Getting started
Voice as an instrument
Breathing
Phonation
Resonance
Registers of the voice
Diction
Voice classification
A basic voice class
Caring for your voice
Musicianship
Reading music
Basic music theory
How to practice
Finding a teacher
Expression
Performance
Performance and career opportunities
Choral singing
Theater
Popular styles
Appendix A. International phonetic alphabet
Appendix B. Music repertoire and study materials.
Local Note: 1
ISBN: 9781598695397
1598695398
Statement of Responsibility: Bettina Sheppard
Subject Headings: Singing Methods Self-instruction.
Topical Term: Singing
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