(Vocal Collection). Includes recorded native speaker diction lessons, piano accompaniments and IPA. 12 songs: Chanson d'Avril (Bizet) * Le charme (Chausson) * Chanson d'amour (Faure) * Le secret (Faure) * Au bord de l'eau (Faure) * Clair de lune (Faure) * L'absent (Gounod) * A Chloris (Hahn) * Plaisir d'amour (Martini) * Tout gai! (Ravel) * Je te veux (Satie) * Fleur dessechee (Viarddot).
Play your favorite songs of today and yesteryear with the Greatest Hits series. This Greatest Hits volume in the Alfred Basic Adult Piano Course answers the often-expressed need for a variety of supplementary material in many different popular styles. What could be more fun than to play the music that everybody knows and loves? When the books in the Greatest Hits series are assigned in conjunction with the Lesson Books, these appealing pieces reinforce new concepts as they are introduced. In addition, the motivation the music provides could not be better. The emotional satisfaction students receive from mastering each popular song increases their enthusiasm to begin the next one. With the popular music available in the Greatest Hits series (Levels 1 and 2), the use of both books will significantly increase every adult's interest in piano study. Two selections from this book are featured on the Royal Conservatory of Music Popular Selection List (2007 edition): "The Rainbow Connection" and "Nadia's Theme."
(Music Sales America). Sing! is a complete program of effective and efficient vocal warm-ups suitable for all styles of singing. Also featuring a download card that gives you access to online audio and spoken instructions so that your voice will be in the best shape possible for any performance.
(Vocal Method). A method that has long been highly regarded among teachers and students alike. Each of these books consists of 3 parts: Part I describes the vocal mechanism and its function briefly and in simple, non-technical language. Part II 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 5 languages most commonly used in singing: English, Italian, French, German and Spanish.
(String Letter Publishing). David Hamburger's supplementary chord book for the Acoustic Guitar Method is a must-have resource for guitarists who want to build their chord vocabulary! Starting with a user-friendly explanation of what chords are and how they are named, this book presents chords by key in all 12 keys, offering both open-position and closed-position voicings for each common chord type. Also includes info on barre chords, using a capo and much more.
(Musicians Institute Press). In this one-on-one lesson, MI instructor Tom Kolb unravels the mystery of the modes, giving guitarists a complete approach to soloing and a thorough, hands-on explanation of Ionian, Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian, Aeolian and Locrian. He also covers: melodic minor, harmonic minor and the blues scale; soloing over diatonic and modal progressions; superimposing modes; patterns, progressions, licks; and much more. The accompanying online audio includes 83 full-band tracks. The audio can be downloaded or streamed and includes PLAYBACK+ tools such as tempo adjustment, looping, and panning capabilities.
(Vocal Collection). This collection of the most popular French songs includes exquisite recordings of the piano accompaniments by pianist Gary Arvin, a specialist in song literature on the faculty of Indiana University. Includes translations and IPA pronunciation guides. The pronunciation lessons on the companion audio are from a native French speaker. Useful for high school contest soloists, college/university students and professional singers. Contents: Aimons-nous (Saint-Saens) * Apres un Reve (Faure) * Aurore (Faure) * Beau Soir (Debussy) * Chanson triste (Duparc) * Ici Bas (Faure) * La Procession (Franck) * Mandoline (Faure) * Nuit d'etoiles (Debussy) * Psyche (Paladilhe). The book includes a unique code to access the piano accompaniments online via download or streaming.
(Play It Like It Is). In the words of the All Music Guide, On and On is a "sparkling sophomore effort" from this surfing champion turned platinum-selling pop star. Features note-for-note transcriptions with tab for all 16 songs: Cocoon * Cookie Jar * Cupid * Dreams Be Dreams * Fall Line * Gone * Holes to Heaven * The Horizon Has Been Defeated * Mediocre Bad Guys * Rodeo Clowns * Symbol in My Driveway * Taylor * Times like These * Tomorrow Morning * Traffic in the Sky * Wasting Time. Includes great photos and a letter from Jack.