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Used and out of print books on Vocal Coaching
Advanced Sight-Singing Melodies -by- Ida Carroll. Intended for the use of those studying for class-teaching
diplomas but is also an invaluable aid to anyone wishing to improve their sense of pitch. (Forsyth Brothers. Manchester. 1950)
20 pages. In very good condition.
Australian Music Examinations Board AMEB Singing Examinations High Voice Series 2 Third Grade 2010. ISMN 9790720110202.
Used book of songs for music examinations. 46 pages. (Australian Music Examinations Board. Melbourne. 2010) Covers are creased. Margin notes
and other marks in black or blue pen on some pages. Small tear in fold of middle two pages. Else good. Contents are:
AMEB Album of Songs Fourth Grade Low Voice For The Public Examinations in Music 1957 Australian Music
Examinations Board. Used songbook for music examinations. 31 pages. B. 6891. (Allan & Co. Melbourne. 1957) In very good condition.
Contents are: Air from "Comus" by T A Arne, arr by Arthur S Loam;
I Attempt From Love's Sickness, from "The Indian Queen" by Purcell,
with English words by Sir Robert Howard & John Dryden;
I Love Thee (Ich liebe dich) (Zartliche Liebe) by Beethoven, with German words
by Herrosen and English words by John Oxenford;
Phillis was a Fair Maid by Giles Earle, from Song Book 1615, arranged from
original bass by A J L, additional words by A J Leckie;
Above Measure is the Pleasure, from "'Semele" by Handel, with English words by A Pope;
Request (Bitte) by Robert Franz, Op. 9, No. 3, with German words by Nikolaus Lenau and English words by Francis La Borde;
Love, Rest Thy Cheek (Lehn' deine Wang') by A Jensen, with German words by Heine and English words by A J Leckie;
Romance, from "Rosemunde" by Schubert, Op. 26, No. 1, with German words by H von Chezy and English words by A J Leckie;
Happiness (Seligkeit) by Schubert, with German words by Holty and English words by A J Leckie;
Serenade (Standchen) by Schumann, Op. 36, No. 2, with German words by Reinick and English words by Geoffrey Steuart;
Oh Breathe Not His Name (Air: "The Brown Maid"), Irish air, arranged by A J Leckie, words by T Moore;
Under the Greenwood Tree, English air, arr by A J Leckie;
The Harp That Once, Irish air, arr by A J Leckie, words by T Moore;
The Bonny Brier Bush, Scottish air, arr by A J Leckie, words by Lady Nairne (from old sources);
Charlie is My Darling, Scottish air, arr by A J Leckie, words by Lady Nairne.
AMEB CPM Vocal Course and Assessment Kit Step 1: Advancing Book/CD 1996. Australian Music Examinations Board.
ISBN 186367263X. 1205035239. Used softcover book with CD. 64 pages. (Allans Publishing for Australian Music Examinations
Board. Melbourne. 1996) Covers are lightly creased and scuffed. Else is very good. CD is unmarked.
AMEB CPM Vocal Course and Assessment Kit Step 2 Advancing Book/CD 1996. Australian Music Examinations Board.
ISBN 1863672648. 1205035939. Used softcover book with CD. 71 pages. (Allans Publishing for Australian Music Examinations
Board. Melbourne. 1996) Covers are lightly creased and scuffed. Else is very good. CD is unmarked.
AMEB Manual Of Scales, Arpeggios And Exercises for Singing 1958 Australian Music Examinations Board.
Used book of scales, arpeggios and exercises for the public examinations in music. 15 pages. (Allan & Co. Melbourne.
1958) Pen note on one page and pencilled notes on title page. Foxing on edges. Else very good. (2)
AMEB Manual Of Scales, Arpeggios And Exercises for Singing 1949 Australian Music Examinations Board.
Used book of scales, arpeggios and exercises for the public examinations in music. 15 pages. B. 5272. (Allan & Co. Melbourne.
1949) Light foxing and creasing on covers. Corners are bumped. Pages are very good.
Basic Skills Of Singing -by- Lennox Brewer Dip. Mus. Melb. M.P.S. The author has written down
the actual natural laws of singing, arranged to follow the pattern of the 'Melba Method' Book. Used softcover book.
58 pages. (Self published by Lennox Brewer. Melbourne. Undated) Light foxing on edges of pages. Else in very good condition.
Basix Rock Singing Techniques Book+CD -by- Karen Farnum Surmani and Kevin M Mitchell.
ISBN 0882847645. Used paperback book of singing techniques for rock music style; includes exercises
and songs to help you strengthen your voice and extend your range; covers live and studio singing; the CD
includes accompaniments for songs and exercises. 64 pages. 14931. (Alfred Publishing Co Inc. 1997) Stain on
upper edge of pages, else book is very good. A few light marks on the CD.
Caruso's Method Of Voice Production The Scientific Culture Of The Voice -by- P Mario Marafioti. ISBN 0486241807. Preface -by-
Victor Maurel. Singing Instruction. An unabridged republication of the original 1922 first edition. Dedicated to Enrico Caruso;
explains clearly and scientifically how Caruso achieved his phenomenal voice production; written by a
laryngologist and student of voice, the book proposes a method of voice culture based on well-defined
physiological laws. (Dover Publications, New York, 1981) Used softcover book, 308 pages. Covers worn on edges,
edges of pages slightly grubby, else very good.
50 Lessons For The Medium Voice (Fifty Lessons for the Medium Voice) -by- Guiseppe Concone, Op. 9 -edited by-
Henry Blower. (IB. 2086. Imperial Edition No. 148. Allans Music Australia. Melbourne. No date) Used softcover book.
95 pages. Spine cocked. Bumped at top of spine. Else very good.
40 Lessons For Contralto (Forty Lessons for Contralto) -by- Guiseppe Concone, Op. 17.
Revised after the latest edition of Alberto Randegger by H W Nicholl. Schirmer's Library of Musical
Classics Vol. 247. (G Schirmer Inc. New York. Undated) Ex-Library with the usual marks and
pocket pasted inside front cover. Light creasing and marks to cover. Foxing on edges of pages. Else pages are
50 Zweistimmige Chor-Solfeggien fur Sopran und Alt oder Tenor und Bass von Angelo
Bertalotti. 50 voice exercises. Sol fa exercises with piano accompaniment. Edition Peters No. 2121.
8802. (C F Peters. Leipzig. Undated) Used softcover book. 44 pages. Covers are grubby. Foxing on edges
of pages. Else pages are very good.
Geography Of The Voice Anatomy Of An Adam's Apple -by- Kerrie B Obert and Steven R Chicurel. ISBN 0972909664.
Estill Voice Training Systems. Signed Copy. The tonal quality of the voice can be changed by subtle
adjustments of the anatomy.
This book is a user-friendly anatomy book to aid novice singers or seasoned professionals in their pursuit of demystifying the human voice.
Ms Obert holds degrees in both Musical Theatre Performance and Speech Language Pathology and is
recognised as one of only three people credentialed at the 'Expert' level by Estill Voice Training Systems. Mr Chicurel is a
Professor of Theatre/Voice Specialist in Musical Theatre who has worked closely with voice researcher Jo Estill; he holds a
Vanguard Licence from Jo Estill. Book illustrated with black and white anatomical drawings -by- Felecia J Paras. Personal written
inscription to previous owner signed by Steven Chicurel on reverse of front cover. First page also signed by Kerrie B Obert and
Steven R Chicurel. Used spiral-bound softcover book. 80 pages. (Plain English Co. Groveport, Ohio. 2003) Front cover is grubby.
Else in very good condition.
Musicians Institute Sightsinging Essential Concepts The Complete Method For Singers
-by- Mike Campbell. ISBN 0793581915. HL00695195. Used sightsinging manual which is a comprehensive
resource for sightsinging fundamentals, with over 300 examples and exercises; covers major, minor,
modes and the blues, arpeggios, chromaticism, rhythm and counting; includes professional lead sheets.
Used large format paperback book. 160 pages. (Hal Leonard. 1998) Corners are bumped. Else in fine
condition. Weight 600 grams.
Progressive Singing For Young Beginners -by- Peter Gelling. ISBN 1864691417. Illustrated -by- James and Hazel Stewart.
Book+CD. A carefully designed method which introduces the young student to the basics of singing and reading music and covers
the basics of correct posture and breathing technique; used well-known children's songs along with the use of sol-fa
syllables to help the student identify pitches within the key. Illustrated in colour. Includes CD. (Koala Publications. Undated)
Used oblong softcover book. 44 pages. CD is unused and still sealed into plastic sleeve. Book is in fine condition.
Singing, Acting and Movement in Opera A Guide to Singer-getics -by- Mark Ross Clark. ISBN 0253215323.
Singing in Opera and Performing Arts. Designed for use in opera and musical theater workshops and by beginning
professional singers. An overview of dramatic methodology for the singing actor. Clark's Singer-getics method
emphasises integration of the various dimensions of opera performance, creating synergies among vocal performance,
character development, facial expression, and movement on the stage. 154 pages. (Indiana University Press.
Bloomington. 2002) Used softcover book. In fine condition.
Successful Warmups Conductor's Edition Book 1 -by- Nancy Telfer. ISBN 0849741750. V83T. (Neil A Kjos Music Co.
San Diego. 1995) Used spiral-bound softcover book. 298 pages. Covers bumped on corners. Page edges are grubby. Else very good.
Teacher's Manual For Ecouter et Chanter (Teacher's Manual For Écouter et Chanter) -by- Jean Klinck and
George Klinck. Used method manual for teaching 28 French songs. Records NOT included. Piano arrangements for each
song with French and English words. Used softcover book. 58 pages. 34986-0224. (Holt, Rinehart and Winston Inc.
New York. 1964) Heavy foxing on covers and edges of pages. Pages are lightly creased, else very good.
The Cambridge Companion to Singing -edited by- John Potter. ISBN 0521627095. (Cambridge Uni Press. 2000)
Used softcover book. 296 pages. Cover sunned at top edge and on spine. Else very good.
The Chester Books Of Celebrated Songs Selected And Graded For The Developing Voice Book Two -by- Shirley Leah.
Used graded singing repertoire book for piano with words; designed to provide a growing repertoire of fine songs in a progression
related to their musical and technical difficulty and their suitability for the student singer, brief notes indicate the principal
technical and interpretative features of each song for the guidance of teachers and pupils. 35 pages. 55318. (Chester Music. London.
1981) Remains of sticker on scuffed and grubby cover. Name written on index page. Corners are bumped. Pages are very good. List of songs:
Chopcherry (words by George Peele music by Peter Warlock); Come Away, Come Sweet Love (words from The First Book of Songs or Ayres 1613
John Dowland tr Carl Shavitz); Death And The Lady (old English arr Michael Holloway); Verdi Prati (Handel); The Princess (English words
E M Smyth music by Grieg); Jagdlied (Mendelssohn); Oh Fair Enough Are Sky And Plain (words by A E Housman music by E J Moeran); Vieni,
Vieni O Mio Diletto (Vivaldi); Der Musikant (words by Eichendorff music by Hugo Wolf); Lydia (words by Leconte Delisle music by Faure);
An Die Musik (words by F von Schober music by Schubert); Immortal Gods (Mario Castel Nuovo-Tedesco).
The Rock-n-Roll Singer's Survival Manual -by- Mark Baxter. ISBN 0793502861. HL00660176. Singing Health.
Singing involves a variety of elements combined together to create a single action; you can't ignore a single aspect and expect
to have full control of your voice; this book contains four main sections regarding the health, maintenance, strength and
flexibility of your voice; at the end of each section there is a tip sheet for review at a glance. Used softcover book. 231
pages. (Hal Leonard. 1990) Covered in clear contact. Else in fine condition. Weight 700 grams.
33 Two-Part Exercises (Thirty-Three Two-Part Exercises) -by- Zoltan Kodaly -edited with annotations by-
Percy M Young (Zoltan Kodaly Choral Method). Choral Singing Exercises. Studies a capella. Used paperback book. 32
pages. B&H. 19374. (Boosey & Hawkes. London. 1966) Inked stamp on cover. Light foxing and some creasing on covers.
Pages are in very good condition.
Twenty-Four Vocalises For Soprano Or Mezzo Soprano, Op. 2 -by- Mathilde C Marchesi. Imperial Edition No. 607.
Used singing exercises for soprano or mezzo soprano voice. Used softcover book. 39 pages. (Allan & Co. Melbourne. Undated) A few
marks on the covers. Name and address written on rear cover. Corners bumped. Else in very good condition.
Vocal Exercises On Tone Placing And Enunciation For High Voices -by- J Michael Diack. Used singing
exercises for high voice. 41 pages. (Paterson's Publications. London. 1938) Some marks on the covers. Pen marks on some pages.
Else very good.
Voice Production Contralto -by- Edwin Holland. Used singing method book for contralto. A simple and
practical method for the cultivation of tone and improvement of the singing voice, together with a carefully graduated series
of exercises suited to the progressive requirements of students; a special feature being the separate and comprehensive
treatment of each voice with numerous illustrations and notes. Unpaginated. (West's Music Publishers Ltd. London. Undated but
circa 1920) Spine torn and taped. Covers are grubby. Pages are very good.
Why Breathe? A Handbook of Illustrated Exercises for Correct Breathing -by- Irwin Kellogg.
Fifth Edition. Allans Educational Library. Allans Edition No. 413. Exercises for singing training.
B. 3223. (Allans Music Australia. Melbourne. 5th edition. Undated) Used softcover book. 62 pages. Foxing and
scuffing on the covers. Staples are rusty. Pages are excellent.
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