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Have you ever wanted a private, one-on-one, with some of the top instructors out there? Well, then, this is the category for you. We've got voice technique, theory, vocal workouts and warm-ups, and entire workshops for your group. Whether you're looking for basic rock vocals, breathing technique, what exercises will keep your voice sounding its best, or how to develop a singer's ear, in the videos & DVDs we've got here, you'll find the instruction you're looking for.

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Jennifer Hamady : The Art Of Singing

Review: Jennifer Hamady has performed the world over with many of the top names in the music business. Also a voice coach to television actors, Broadway performers, and award-winning vocalists, she has written a ground-breaking book on singing and the psychology of performing that is a must-read for every artist working today. Using the medium of the voice, Jennifer shares her insights and experiences as a coach and a singers that will opern your eyes to how we all - musicians and non musicians alike - allow fear, doubt, preconceived notions, and overthinking to get in the way of clear, healthy, optimal singing - and living. The accompanying CD - in Jennifer's own voice - captures a conversation about her ideas and journey, as well as excercises that will help you discover and release your true and best instrument. Performers of all ages and abilities will gain valuable insight into the mechanics, psychology and physiology of singing.

Songlist: Finding the Voice That Was Never Lost, Language, Learning, The Brain in Singing, Fear and the Psychology of Singing, Putting Theory into Practice , Strengthening the Diaphram, Voiced Consonants, Voiced Lip Trills, Engaging the Singing Voice, Vocal Integration, Vibrato, Hearing versus Feeling, Strengthening the Voice, Register Shifts, Interpretation as a Vocal Tool, Melodic Context, Fine Tuning / Trouble Spots

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5077b | Songbook & CD | $19.95 | Solo || Vocal Pedagogy


John Glenn Paton : Gateway to German Diction

Review: Initiating a new series of coordinated diction manuals and anthologies, this book helps students to move beyond diction to clear understanding and authentic style. Thomas Hampson says, "This guide not only achieves an excellent study of the tools for proper translation and diction, it goes much deeper and more importantly to the teaching of musical and poetic expression from the inner side of the language." Every German example word or phrase is translated into English and is also spoken perfectly on the included CD by trained actress Dr. Nora Henry, from Hanover, Germany.

Songlist: Phonetic Concepts, Germanic languages and German dialects, Characteristic Patterns and Sounds in German, What makes German sound German?, How German words are formed - Grammatical ending, How German words are formed - Compound words, Syllabication for singers. , Syllabication of simple words , Syllable separation before vowels, Do you have to make a glottal stop?, Long and Short Vowels, How vowel length works in German, Why must singers understand vowel length., Vowel quality, vowel length and syllabic stress, German Diction in Musical Context, The role of stress and unstress, Practicing words with mixed vowels, Adjusting consonants for singing, Singing doubled consonants, A final checklist

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5369b | Songbook & CD | $29.95 | Solo || Diction for Singers


John Glenn Paton : Gateway to Italian Diction

Review: As part of a series of coordinated diction manuals and anthologies, this book helps students to move beyond diction to clear understanding and authentic style. Thomas Hampson says the series, "not only achieves an excellent study of the tools for proper translation and diction, it goes much deeper and more importantly to the teaching of musical and poetic expression from the inner side of the language." Every Italian example word or phrase is translated into English and is also spoken perfectly on the included CD by linguist and native Italian Dr. Anna Siragusa.

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5417b | Songbook & CD | $29.95 | Solo || Diction for Singers


Mary King : Boosey Voice Coach - High Voice

Review: The Boosey Voice Coach is an entirely new concept in learning about technique and interpretation through the repertoire itself, with 20 songs in English by Purcell, Handel, Haydn, Warlock, Finzi, Britten, Copland and Rorem. Each piece is discussed at length, starting with the words, moving to meaning and interpretation, and then addressing the technical difficulties the music presents. Expressed in clear language, Mary King's approach is direct, practical and not limited to one particular teaching method. Any student will find that these books enrich and complement their vocal studies.

Songlist: Music for a while, Man is for the woman made, Sweeter than roses, O sleep, why dost thou leave me?, Where'er you walk, The mermaid's song, The spirit's song, My mother bids me bind my hair, The countryman, The bayly berrith the bell away, There is a lady sweet and kind, Rollicum rorum, Fear no more the heat o' the sun, Oliver Cromwell, The salley gardens, The trees they grow so high, Why do they shut me out of heaven?, Heart we will forget him, Orchids, The Serpent

Voicing: High
Style: Classical

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6647b | Songbook & CD | $24.95 | Solo || Vocal Warm Ups


Mary King : Boosey Voice Coach - Low Voice

Review: The Boosey Voice Coach is an entirely new concept in learning about technique and interpretation through the repertoire itself, with 20 songs in English by Purcell, Handel, Haydn, Warlock, Finzi, Britten, Copland and Rorem. Each piece is discussed at length, starting with the words, moving to meaning and interpretation, and then addressing the technical difficulties the music presents. Expressed in clear language, Mary King's approach is direct, practical and not limited to one particular teaching method. Any student will find that these books enrich and complement their vocal studies.

Songlist: Music For a While, Man is for the Woman Made, Sweeter than Roses, O Sleep, Why Dost Thou Leave me?, Where'er you Walk, The Mermaid's Song, The Spirit's Song, My Mother Bids me Bind my Hair, The Countryman, The Bayly Berith the Bell Away, There is a Lady Sweet and Kind, Rollicum Rorum, Fear No More the Heat o' the Sun, Oliver Cromwell, The Salley Gardens, The Trees They Grow so High, Why do They Shut me Out of Heaven?, Heart we Will Forget Him, Orchids, The Serpent

Voicing: Low
Style: Classical

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6648b | Songbook & CD | $24.95 | Solo || Vocal Warm Ups


Nicola Vaccai : Vaccaj - Practical Vocal Method for Contralto or Bass

Review: Learning to sing means beginning an artistic journey full of rich and unexpected experiences. human voices touch hearts in every nation and yet the best singing has qualities that Italy originated and taught the world to admire. Singing can approach a quality of timeless beauty, yet songs preserve for us the feelings of particular times, whether recent or long ago. Singing gives both the singer and the listener a sensation of freedom and heartfelt expression. Vaccai's masterly Method won increasing popularity with time, and was eventually used in conservatories all over the world. Even today it is often used by singing teachers, who consider it a collection of attractive Ariettas, each serving a particular funtion. And it is quite easy material, perfect for the beginning student. This method book is tailored towards Contralto and Bass voices.

Songlist: La Scala, Intervalli Di Quarta, Intervalli Di Sesta, Intervalli Di Settima, Intervalli Di Ottava, I Semitoni, Modo Sincopato, Introdzione Alle Volate, Le Appoggiature Sopra E Sotto, Introduzione Al Mordente, Introduzione Al Gruppetto, Introduzione Al Trillo, Le Volate, Modo Per Portare La Voce, Il Recitativo, Riepilogo

Voicing: Bass
Style: Classical

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5087b | Songbook & CD | $19.95 | Solo || Bass Voices


Estelle Liebling : Vocal Course - Bass / Baritone

Review: This book consists of three parts: PART I describes the vocal mechanism and its functions briefly and in simple non-technical language. A general knowledge of the instrument often helps the student to clarify a question of tone production. PART II, forming the major portion of the book, consists of basic, fundamental vocalises carefully selected to develop the specific voices for which the book is written. PART III presents the important elements of diction in the five languages most commonly used in singing: English, Italian, French, German and Spanish.

Songlist: The Breath System, The Phonating System, The Resonating System, The Articulating System, General Remarks, Fundamental Exercises, The Covered Tone, Agility Studies, Sustained Tone Studies, Chromatic Studies, Messa Di Voce, The Head Voice, Style, Special Problems, English Diction, Foreign Language Diction, Glossary of Musical Terms, Songs for Baritone and Bass, Recordings of Great Singers

Voicing: Baritone Bass
Style: Classical

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6208b | Vocal Warm Up Exercises | $9.95 | Solo || Bass Voices


Estelle Liebling : Vocal Course - Soprano

Review: This book consists of three parts: PART I describes the vocal mechanism and its functions briefly and in simple non-technical language. A general knowledge of the instrument often helps the student to clarify a question of tone production. PART II, forming the major portion of the book, consists of basic, fundamental vocalises carefully selected to develop the specific voices for which the book is written. PART III presents the important elements of diction in the five languages most commonly used in singing: English, Italian, French, German and Spanish.

Songlist: PART I, The Breath System, The Phonating System, The Resonating System, The Articulating System, General Remarks, PART II, Fundamental Exercises, The Turn, The Soprano Registers, Pianissimo Studies, Staccato Studies, Trill Studies, Messa Di Voce, Style , Special Problems, PART III, English, Foreign Language Diction, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Glossary of Musical Terms, Songs for Sopranos, Recordings of Great Singers

Voicing: Soprano

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6207b | Vocal Warm Up Exercises | $9.95 | Solo || Soprano Voices


Giuseppe Concone : 40 Lessons, Op. 17 - Low Voice

Review: The sterling value and great usefulness of Concone's lessons have been so long recognized, that their extensive adoption caused the issue of numerous editions in almost every country where the study of the Art of Singing is cultivated. No edition, however, is as thorough and complete as his 'Fifty Lessons' series. The purpose of these lessons, in the author's own words, are 'to place and fix the voice accurately,' and 'to develop taste while singing broad, elegant and rhythmical melodies.' This is a vocal training series not to be missed!

Songlist: 40 Lessons for Low Voices

Voicing: Low
Style: Classical

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6479b | Vocal Warm Up Exercises | $19.95 | Solo || Vocal Warm Ups


Giuseppe Concone : Fifty Lessons - High Voice

Review: The sterling value and great usefulness of Concone's lessons have been so long recognized, that their extensive adoption caused the issue of numerous editions in almost every country where the study of the Art of Singing is cultivated. No edition, however, is as thorough and complete as his 'Fifty Lessons' series. The purpose of these lessons, in the author's own words, are 'to place and fix the voice accurately,' and 'to develop taste while singing broad, elegant and rhythmical melodies.' This is a vocal training series not to be missed!

Songlist: 50 exercises

Voicing: High
Style: Classical

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6409b | Vocal Warm Up Exercises | $8.95 | Solo || Vocal Warm Ups


Giuseppe Concone : Fifty Lessons - Low Voice

Review: The sterling value and great usefulness of Concone's lessons have been so long recognized, that their extensive adoption caused the issue of numerous editions in almost every country where the study of the Art of Singing is cultivated. No edition, however, is as thorough and complete as his 'Fifty Lessons' series. The purpose of these lessons, in the author's own words, are 'to place and fix the voice accurately,' and 'to develop taste while singing broad, elegant and rhythmical melodies.' This is a vocal training series not to be missed!

Songlist: 50 exercises

Voicing: Low
Style: Classical

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6467b | Vocal Warm Up Exercises | $9.95 | Solo || Vocal Warm Ups


Giuseppe Concone : Fifty Lessons - Medium Voice

Review: The sterling value and great usefulness of Concone's lessons have been so long recognized, that their extensive adoption caused the issue of numerous editions in almost every country where the study of the Art of Singing is cultivated. No edition, however, is as thorough and complete as his 'Fifty Lessons' series. The purpose of these lessons, in the author's own words, are 'to place and fix the voice accurately,' and 'to develop taste while singing broad, elegant and rhythmical melodies.' This is a vocal training series not to be missed!

Songlist: 50 exercises

Voicing: Medium
Style: Classical

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6468b | Vocal Warm Up Exercises | $8.95 | Solo || Vocal Warm Ups


Judy Clark : Vaccai Vocal Exercises - Vol. 2

Review: This book and CD package consists of 12 vocal exercises that help train the voice using various intervals, octaves, syncopation, appoggiatura, mordent, gruppetto and more. Expand your vocal experience as well as your musical vocabulary. The 24-page booklet includes printed sheet music and a training practice log to help the artist/student stay focused. A total of 48 exercises are included on the CD (12 exercises recorded in 4 vocal ranges). All these exercises were used by the late Maestro David Kyle in his vocal training regimen. Maestro Kyle has trained thousands of artists, many who are nationally famous. All of the exercises in this set have been adapted from the original versions to be in a more usable format for this training program, and also in an effort to accommodate various singing levels. The set consists of English words only, not the Italian version. All vocalists can benefit greatly from these exercises, no matter what their experience or training level!

Songlist: About the Author, Exercise Listing and Practice Tips, Special Notes and Enunciation Tips, Vaccai Exercises 13-21, The Mordent, Different Ways of Executing the Mordent, Introduction to the Gruppetto or Turn, The Gruppetto or Turn, Introduction to the Trill or Shake, Runs and Scale Passages, The Portamento, The Portamento - Second Method, Comprehensive Study, Theory 1, Theory 2, Practice Log, Contact info and Products Page

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5572b | Vocal Warm Up Exercises | $24.95 | Solo | A Cappella |


Nicola Vaccai : Practical Vocal Method for Mezzo-Soprano or Baritone

Review: Vaccai's masterly Method won increasing popularity with time, and was eventually used in conservatories all over the world. Even today it is often used by singing teachers, who consider it a collection of attractive Ariettas, each serving a particular function. And it is quite easy material, perfect for the beginning student.

Songlist: The Scale, Intervals of a Third, Intervals of a Fourth, Intervals of a Fifth, Intervals of a Sixth, Intervals of a Seventh, Intervals of an Octave, Semitones, Syncopated Mode, Introduction to Roulades, Ascending and Descending Appoggiaturas, The Acciaccatura, Intro to the Mordent, Different Types of Mordent, Intro to the Turn, The Turn, Intro to the Trill, Roulades, The Vocal Portamento, The Second Type of Poratamento, The Recitative, Epilogue

Voicing: Baritone Mezzo-Soprano

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6490b | Vocal Warm Up Exercises | $19.95 | Solo || Baritone Voices

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