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So you want to sing a cappella : a guide for performers

Author: Deke Sharon
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
Series: So you want to sing.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From amateur collegiate a cappella groups to professional ensembles like Straight No Chaser and Pentatonix, contemporary a cappella has exploded onto the world pop music scene. In So You Want to Sing A Cappella, Deke Sharon combines historical context and a comprehensive look at the a cappella community with a detailed discussion of vocal techniques, rehearsal practices, and live audio support needed to sing great a  Read more...
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Sharon, Deke.
So you want to sing a cappella.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
(DLC) 2017030520
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deke Sharon
ISBN: 9781538105870 153810587X
OCLC Number: 991536019
Notes: "A Project of the National Association of Teachers of Singing."
Description: xix, 370 pages : illustrations, music ; 23 cm.
Contents: The styles and groups that set the stage of contemporary a cappella --
Precontemporary a cappella --
Contemporary a cappella : a personal history --
The original and most powerful instrument : the human voice --
Singing and voice science / Scott McCoy --
Anatomy of an a cappella group / Deke Sharon --
Vocal health for the a cappella singer / Wendy LeBorgne --
A cappella group health / Deke Sharon --
Contemporary a cappella's extended vocal techniques and practices --
Vocal techniques and vocal instruments --
Vocal percussion for everyone / Kari Francis --
Blend --
Rehearsal technique --
Using audio enhancement technology / Matthew Edwards --
A cappella audio tech / Tony Huerta --
Sing for your life : a cappella ensembles for all ages --
Scholars a cappella --
Professional a cappella --
Recreational a cappella --
Careers : opportunities for full- and part-time employment in a cappella --
In the theater --
In the recording studio --
In the rehearsal room --
Behind the scenes --
The reason a cappella matters --
Harmony through harmony --
Conclusion.
Series Title: So you want to sing.
Responsibility: Deke Sharon.

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Deke Sharon brings his infectious, you-can-do-it-too attitude to So You Want to Sing A Cappella. (And who doesn't?!) A cappella literally means `in the style of the chapel,' but Deke teaches in the Read more...

 
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