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Author LinkHall, Karen,1955-author.
Title LinkSo you want to sing music theater : a guide for professionals / Karen Hall.
Distribution Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2014]
Description xx, 159 pages :  illustrations ;  23 cm.
Type of Material Book
Series ( So you want to sing )
Series ( So you want to sing.)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Contents: List of figures -- Acknowledgments -- Foreword -- Introduction -- History of music theater -- Singing music theater and voice science / Scott McCoy -- Vocal health and the music theater vocal athlete / Wendy DeLeo LeBorgne -- Music theater vocal pedagogy -- Listening examples and repertoire recommendations -- Music theater styles -- Performing music theater -- Glossary -- Appendix: conductor and coach interviews.
Summary "So You Want to Sing Music Theater covers a vast array of topics. It includes a brief history of music theater; the basics of voice science and anatomy; information on vocal and bodily health and maintenance, from diet to exercise to healing techniques; advice on teaching music theater to others, with focuses on breath, posture, registers, range, and tone quality; repertoire recommendations for voice and singing types, from female and male belting to classical and contemporary styles; a survey of music theater styles, such as folk, country, rock, gospel, rhythm and blues, jazz, and pop; insights on working with other music theater stakeholders, from singing teacher, vocal coach and accompanist, to acting teacher, director, dance instructor, composer, and music director; and finally sage advice on working with and without amplification or microphones, auditioning tips, and casting challenges. So You Want to Sing Music Theater includes guest-authored chapters by singing professionals Scott McCoy and Wendy LeBorgne, as well as audio and visual examples available from the website of the National Association of Teachers of Singing." -- Publisher’s website.
Subject LinkSinging -- Instruction and study.
LinkMusicals -- Instruction and study.
Subject LinkMusicals -- Instruction and study.
LinkSinging -- Instruction and study.

System Number 000680438
ISBN Link9780810888388 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Link0810888386 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Link9780810888395 (ebook)
Link0810888394 (ebook)

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