This outstanding series is an encouragement to beginning singers in preparing a vocal solo. Songs have been carefully chosen for each voice type after consulting many official state contest repertoire... Click To Read More About This Product
This outstanding series is an encouragement to beginning singers in preparing a vocal solo. Songs have been carefully chosen for each voice type after consulting many official state contest repertoire lists. All the songs, for instance, are on the Texas list. The series will be useful to any novice singer, not just limited to those preparing an actual contest solo. Each volume contains ten songs: five art songs in English, an African-American spiritual, two songs in Italian, a song in German and a song in Spanish. There are new editions and engravings of all songs. Biographical information is included on each composer. Interpretive suggestions are given for each song, and the preface on Learning a Song is especially instructive. The accompanying online audio includes beautiful performances of all the songs by a professional singer, and excellent accompaniments by pianist Laura Ward, as well as pronunciation guides in Italian, German and Spanish.
Songs: "Adela" • "All Through the Night" • "Alma del core" • "Beautiful Dreamer" • "Du bist wie eine Blume" • "Give a Man a Horse He Can Ride" • "O cessate di piagrami" • "The Sea" • "The Slighted Swain" • "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot"
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