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James Jordan: Choral Singing Step by Step

Introduction
Exercise Melodies
Alignment and Lengthening
The Sigh: Learning the Cave
Inhalation and Exhalation
Singing on the Breath
Creating Sound to Sing "On"
The Helper Vowels
Building Core Sound
Body Awareness as You Sing
Energizing Sound
Basics of Diction
The Art of Phrasing

Directed by James Jordan

This unique self-study guide distills the essentials of good choral vocal technique into eleven concise, accessible lessons. Prepared by acclaimed teacher James Jordan, Professor and Senior Conductor at Westminster Choir College of Rider University, Choral Singing Step by Step is a perfect guide for amateur and novice choir members who wish to improve their own singing technique and understand the singing process. With this handbook, Jordan covers the same techniques he has used to help thousands of singers through his conducting workshops and clinics around the world. Topics include: Strategies for good intonation and tuning, breathing, inhalation and exhalation, support, resonance, vowel colors, leaps, range extension, diction, and alignment (using Alexander Technique and Body Mapping principles): Use of the sigh for diagnosing vocal problems: Maintaining rhythm and consistent tempo

Item code: 7452B | Book | $12.95 |add item to cart
Choral | 86 Pages | Spiral-bound | 7 x 10
G-7934

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