The Pop Singer's Warm-Up Kit by Lis Lewis (Composed by)
Call Number: MT 820 .L59 2003
Publication Date: 2003-03-01
(Creative Concepts Publishing). Essential vocal instruction for the pop singer, with a terrific companion CD of a dozen warm-up exercises specific to men and women. Each exercise begins with a sung example, then the piano plays the exercise for you to sing. The exercises address: warming up your lower and upper voice, connecting the two voices, loosening the throat, placing the sound forward, relaxing the tongue, breath and volume control, increasing your range, pitch accuracy, stabilizing the tone, and more. The book shows the practical objectives of each exercise and gives helpful pointers for success. Ideal for singers who aspire to be an American Idol!
Vocal Warm Ups, Recommended by Saahas Patil
The Contemporary Singer by Anne Peckham
Publication Date: 2000-08-01
This comprehensive guide based on the curriculum of the Voice Department at Berklee College of Music is a must-have for every vocalist! Covers all the essentials, including: an overview of the singing process, treating voice as an instrument, tips for getting started and overcoming stage fright, proper posture and breathing, tone, discovering resonance, belting, diction, maintaining vocal health, mic techniques, and exercises for all voice ranges and types on the accompanying CD. Includes lead sheets for such standard vocal repertoire pieces as: Yesterday * I'm Beginning to See the Light * and I Heard it Through the Grapevine. Maximize your vocal potential with this outstanding guide!
The Real Vocal Book by Hal Leonard Corp. Staff (Created by)
Call Number: M 1630.18 .R436 2007 v.2
Publication Date: 2007-07-01
(Fake Book). A new collection of nearly 300 songs picked especially for vocalists! Includes: Ain't Misbehavin' * All the Way * Bali Ha'i * Be Careful, It's My Heart * Bein' Green * Besame Mucho * Blackbird * Caravan * Cheek to Cheek * Crazy * East of the Sun (And West of the Moon) * Everybody Loves Somebody * Falling in Love Again (Can't Help It) * From This Moment On * The Glory of Love * A Good Man Is Hard to Find * Hard Hearted Hannah (The Vamp of Savannah) * How Deep Is the Ocean (How High Is the Sky) * I Left My Heart in San Francisco * I'll Be Around * I'll Take Romance * I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm * I've Got You Under My Skin * It's You or No One * Java Jive * Just Squeeze Me (But Don't Tease Me) * The Lady Is a Tramp * Learnin' the Blues * Lollipops and Roses * Lost in the Stars * L-O-V-E * Makin' Whoopee! * Mona Lisa * Moonlight in Vermont * More (Ti Guardero Nel Cuore) * My Blue Heaven * My Heart Stood Still * A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square * On the Street Where You Live * Prelude to a Kiss * Pure Imagination * Speak Low * Stormy Weather (Keeps Rainin' All the Time) * Strangers in the Night * That Old Black Magic * Time After Time * Unforgettable * The Very Thought of You * What a Wonderful World * Witchcraft * You Are Beautiful * and more. Looking for a particular song? Check out the Real Book Songfinder here.
Vocal Warm Ups Continued
Vocal Warm-Ups by Hal Leonard Corp. Staff (Created by)
Call Number: MT820 .S36 2011
Publication Date: 2012-01-01
(Pro Vocal). Singing requires putting the rest of your busy life aside and focusing on both the physical and creative components of making art through sound. Just like athletes, musicians must warm up to be limber, relaxed and ready to perform, and to prevent strain or injury. These 25 warm-ups are designed to take your voice and body from their everyday habits and routines and to focus and prepare them to sing well. The exercises begin with broad, large-muscle relaxation techniques and breathing work, and move on to a gradual, relaxed warm-up of your voice and strengthening of your vocal skills. The CD contains demos for listening and separate backing tracks so you can sing along. Three songs are also included for practice.