Adventures in Singing

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 2006-12-26
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Adventures in Singingcombines a thorough introduction to the singing process with an anthology of over 70 songs. It offers a clear introduction to the basics of how the voice works along with methodical voice-building techniques. The popular text takes a holistic approach throughout, reflecting the view that the study of singing helps students to develop greater self-awareness of body and mind. Piano accompaniments of the songs in the anthology are included on the CD.

Table of Contents

About the Author
Preparing for the Journey
Getting Started
Expanding the Mind
Energizing the Body
Developing Breath Management
Producing Tone
Connecting Voice Levels
Optimizing Tone Quality
Voicing Vowels and Consonants
Integrating the Vocal Process
Learning a Song
Performing a Song Song Anthology
Background Information
Group Songs Dona Nobis Pacem (Traditional) Let us Sing Together (Czech) Make New Friends (American) Music Alone Shall Live (German) O How Lovely is the Evening (Traditional) Hail to Music (American/Ware) Row, Row, Row Your Boat (Traditional) Shalom Chaverim (Palestinian) Vive L’ Amour (French) We Are Singing (American/Ware)
Folk Songs and Spirituals All Through the Night (Welsh) Medium Key - G Amazing Grace (English/American) Medium Key - F(or acapella) Balm in Gilead (African/American) Medium Key - F ( or acapella) Con que la Lavare (Spanish) Medium Key -dm Down in the Valley (American) Medium Key - F ( or acapella) Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes (Old English) Medium Key - D Greensleeves (Old English) Medium Key - G Long Time Ago (American) Low Key- F (or acapella) Nino precioso (Nicaraguan) Medium Key - F O Shenandoah (American) Medium Key-F (or acapella) Over The Meadows (Czech) Medium Key - Ab Simple Gifts (American Shaker) Medium Key - F ( or acapella) Sometimes I feel like a Motherless Child (African/American) Medium Key - F (or acapella) The Happy Singer (American/Ware) Medium Key - E The Water is Wide (English) Medium Key - G ( or acapella)
Art Songs and Arias A Memory
Medium Key - C Bist du bei mir
Medium Key - Bb Come Again, Sweet Love
Medium Key - F Dream Valley
Medium Key - F; Low Key -D Du Bist wie eine Blume
Medium Key - F Flocks Are Sporting
Medium/High Key - F Heavenly Grass
Medium/High- em I Attempt Love’s Sickness to Fly
If Music be the Food of Love
It Was a Lover and His Lass
All I Have to Bring
Lascia ch’io pianga
My Lovely Celia
Nel cor piu non mi sento
Non lo diro col labbro
Now is the Month of Maying
Oh, Sleep, Why Dost Thou Leave Me
Preach not Me Your Musty Rules
Ridente la calma
The Call
The Daisies
The Pasture
Toglietemi la vita ancor
Weep You No More Sad Fountains
Novelty Songs Sweet Love Suite 1 Genteel Love 2 Solemn Love 3 Fickle Love 4 Wholesome Love
Musical Theater Songs Almost Like Being in Love
Any Dream Will Do
On a Clear Day You Can See Forever
Oh What A Beautiful Morning
Put On a Happy Face
Till There Was You
Tipsy Song
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