A dictionary for the modern singer : dictionaries for the modern musician / Matthew Hoch.

A Dictionary for the Modern Singer is an indispensable guide for students of singing, vocal pedagogues, and lovers of the art of singing. In addition to classical singing, genres, and styles, musical theatre and popular and global styles are addressed. With an emphasis on contemporary practice, this...

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Main Author: Hoch, Matthew, 1975- (Author)
Format: Electronic
Published: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014.
Series:Dictionaries for the modern musician.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; THE DICTIONARY; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z; Classical and Contemporary Commercial Music: A Comparison; Criteria for Selecting Repertoire; Practicing 101: Ten Tips for Making the Most of Your Time between Lessons; Coping with Musical Performance Anxiety; What Every Singer Needs to Know about Audio Technology; Appendix A IPA Vowel Chart, Consonant Chart, and Symbol Chart; Appendix B Anatomy Diagrams; Appendix C Fach Chart; Appendix D Bel Canto: A Definition.
  • Appendix E The History of Singing: A TimelineAppendix F The Pulitzer Prize and Grawemeyer Award: Vocal Works; Appendix G The Tony Award for Best Musical; Appendix H Essential Operas; Appendix I Major Song Cycles, Collections, and Sets; Appendix J Listening to Singers; Appendix K The Singer's Ten Steps to Wellness; Appendix L Medications and Their Effects on the Voice; Bibliography; Professional Organizations for Singers; About the Author.