Adventures in Singing: A Process for Exploring, Discovering, and Developing Vocal Potential / Edition 1

Adventures in Singing: A Process for Exploring, Discovering, and Developing Vocal Potential / Edition 1

by Clifton Ware
     
 

Adventures in Singing combines 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

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Adventures in Singing combines 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070682726
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
12/28/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
303
Product dimensions:
9.07(w) x 11.11(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
About the Author

Chapter 1- Preparing for the Journey

Chapter 2 - Getting Started

Chapter 3 - Expanding the Mind

Chapter 4 - Energizing the Body

Chapter 5 - Managing Breath

Chapter 6 - Producing Tone

Chapter 7 - Connecting Voice Levels

Chapter 8 - Optimizing Tone Quality

Chapter 9 - Voicing Vowels and Consonants

Chapter 10 - Integrating the Vocal Process

Chapter 11 - Learning a Song

Chapter 12 - Performing a Song

Song Anthology Contents

General Information

Group, Patriotic, and Warm-Up 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)
The Star-Spangled Banner (American)
Vive L’ Amour (French)
Vocalizing Fun (American/Ware)
We Sing of America (American/Ware)

Folk Songs, Hymns, 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
Farmers' Song (Chinese) Medium Key - G
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/B. & C. Ware) Medium Key-E
The Water is Wide (English) Medium Key - G ( or acapella)

Art Songs and Arias
A Memory (R. Ganz) Medium/ High Key - F
An die Musik (F. Schubert) Medium Key - C
Bist Du bei mir (attr. To J.S. Bach) Medium Key - Bb
Cara, cara e dolce (A. Scarlattie) Medium/Low Key - G; Medium/High Key - C
Caro mio ben Medium Key - C
Come Again, Sweet Love (J. Dowland) Medium Key - F
Dream Valley (R. Quilter) Medium Key - F; Low Key -D
Du bist wie eine Blume (R. Schumann) Medium Key - F
Flocks Are Sporting (H. Carey) Medium/High Key - F
E l'uccellino (G. Puccini) Medium Key - D
Heavenly Grass (P. Bowles) Medium/High- em
I Attempt Love’s Sickness to Fly (H. Purcell)
Ich liebe dich (L.van Beethoven)
If Music be the Food of Love (H. Purcell)
It Was a Lover and His Lass (T. Morely)
It’s All I Have to Bring Today (E. Bacon)
Lascia ch’io pianga (G. F. Handel)
Le Charme (E. Chausson)
My Lovely Celia (G. Munro)
Nel cor piu non mi sento (G. Paisello)
Non lo diro col labbro (G. F. Handle)
Now is the Month of Maying (T. Morley)
Oh, Sleep, Why Dost Thou Leave Me (G.F. Handel)
Preach not Me Your Musty Rules (T.A. Arne)
Ridente la calma (W.A. Mozart)
Romance (C. Debussy)
Seligkeit (F. Schubert)
Star vicino (attr. to S. Rosa)
The Call (R. Vaughan Williams)
The Daisies (S. Barber)
The Pasture (C. Naginsky)
The Side Show (C. Ives) Medium Key-Ab
This Little Rose (W. Roy) Medium Key - C
Toglietemi la vita ancor (A. Scarlatti)
Vaga luna (V. Bellini)
Weep You No More Sad Fountains (R. Quilter)

Musical Theater Songs
Almost Like Being in Love (Lowne/Learner)
Any Dream Will Do (Webber)
On a Clear Day (Lane/Lerner)
Oh What A Beautiful Morning (Rodgers/Hammerstein)
Put On a Happy Face (Strouse/Adams)
‘S Wonderful (G. Gershwin/I. Gershwin)
Till There Was You (Willson)
Time After Time (Cahn/Styne)
Tipsy Song (Offenbach)
Try to Remember (Schmidt/Jones)
Why Should I Wake Up? (Ebb/Kander)

Foreign Language Song Texts: IPA and Literal Translations

Website (www.mhhe.com/ais4)

Glossary

Bibliography

Index

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