These expertly designed lessons break down the elements of voice technique into graspable steps, guiding to build solid skills as a singer and to express self through any kind of music or style. In this course, learn how to find freedom of movement and flexibility in the vocal mechanism; produce a clear tone; develop resonance, and interpret a text and communicate connections to it in singing.
Contentslesson 1. Anyone can sing
lesson 2. Vocal warm-ups
lesson 3. Aligning the spine
lesson 4. Head and neck posture
lesson 5. How to practice anything
lesson 6. The anatomy and physiology of breath
lesson 7. Inhalation for singing
lesson 8. Exhalation for singing
lesson 9. Coordinating the phases of breath
lesson 10. Sound production
lesson 11. Onset : engaging balanced tone
lesson 12. Resonance : exploring vocal colors
lesson 13. Utilizing the soft palate
lesson 14. Releasing jaw tension
lesson 15. Your voice type
lesson 16. Maximizing your vocal range
lesson 17. Training your tongue
lesson 18. Articulating vowels
lesson 19. Articulating consonants
lesson 20. Diction for singing
lesson 21. Engaging with lyrics
lesson 22. Communicating through song
lesson 23. Making each performance personal
lesson 24. Singing's surprising benefits. Songs: Row, row, row your boat
Twinkle, twinkle little star
America the beautiful
A Canadian snowfall
I shot an arrow into the air
Home on the range
I softly sing
The water is wide
The last rose of summer
A rainy day
The alarm clock
Auld lang syne
If music be the food of love.
|Series||Great courses (DVD)|
Singing -- Instruction and study.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| Chantilly, VA :The Great Coursed,2020
|Other Titles|| How to sing.
Allen, Jim M. (Film director), film director.
Pierce, Dawn, instructor.
Pierce, Dawn. How to sing.
Teaching Company, production company, publisher.
Instructor, Professor Dawn Pierce.
Editor, Katy Merry Hannah ; camera operators, Roberto de Moraes, George Bolden, Matthew Callahan.
Accompanying spiral-bound workbook, written by Dawn Pierce, comprises instructor biography, course overview, lesson guides, notated music, glossary, and bibliographical references..
DVD; widescreen presentation.
6 videodiscs (1080 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course workbook (vi, 183 pages : illustrations, music ; 28 cm)