Used and Out of Print Vocal Instruction Books
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)
20 pages. In very good condition.
AMEB Singing Examinations Book Second Grade Low Voice 1995 (Australian Music Examinations Board.) ISBN
1863672478. Used examinations songbook with piano accompaniment. Includes performance notes. 38 pages. (Allans
Publishing. Melbourne. 1995) Covers are worn and loose from pages. Corners bumped. Music shop inked stamp on first
page. Pages lightly creased else pages are very good. List of contents:
Lesson 3, from 'Fifty Lessons' Op. 9 (Concone); Lesson II - Interval of Fourths, from 'Practical Method' (Vaccai);
Vocalise No. 5, from 'Melba Method' Part Two (Dame Nellie Melba); Jesu, deine Liebeswunden (Jesus, in your time of
sadness), from the 'Musicalisches Gesang-Buch' of G C Schmelli (1736) BWV 471 (harmonised by J S Bach, text by C.W.
(Christoph Wegleiter?), translation by Ian Burk) (with English and German words); Everie Bush New Springing, from
'Fourteen Ayres in Tabletorie to the Lute' (1598) (Michael Cavendish based upon the edition of Noag Greenberg, text
Anonymous, edited by W H Auden and C Kallman); O cessate di piagarmi (O relent, no more torment me), from 'Pompeo'
(Scarlatti, based upon the edition of John Glenn Paton, text by Nicola Minato, translation by James P Dunn) (with
Italian and English words); Feinsliebchen, du sollst mir (Oh you should not go barefoot) (arr Johannes Brahms, German
folk song, translation by Ian Burk) (with German and Engllish words); The Maiden's Wish (Zyczenie) Op. 74, No. 1 (1829)
(F Chopin, based upon the edition of Arthur Mayship, texy by S Witwicki, English translation by Louis Lavater) (with
English and German words); Erster Verlust (The Loss) Op. 5, No. 4, DV 226 (1815) (F Schubert, text by J W von Goethe,
translation by Leslie T Minchin) (with German and English words); Listen to The Rain, from 'Australian Poems' (words
and music by Dulcie Holland) (Australian composer); Trade Winds (Frederick Keel, text by John Masefield, from 'Salt
Water Ballads'); Skye Boat Song (Traditional, based on the arrangement of Margery Hargest Jones, text by Harold
AMEB Singing Examinations Book Third Grade Low Voice 1995 (Australian Music Examinations Board.) ISBN
1863672494. Used examinations songbook with piano accompaniment. Includes performance notes. 40 pages. (Allans
Publishing. Melbourne. 1995) Covers are lightly creased. Corners worn. Pages are very good. List of contents:
Lesson 11, from 'Fifty Lessons' Op. 9 (Concone); Lesson III - Interval of Sixths, from 'Practical Method' (Vaccai);
Vocalise No. 8, from 'Melba Method' Part Two (Dame Nellie Melba); In Dulci Jubilo (In Sweet Jubilation) BMW 368 (14th
Century melody harmonised by J S Bach based upon the edition by Imogen Holst) (with German and English words); Se nel ben
(Let's Be Merry) (Stradella based upon the edition by Bernard Taylor) (with Italian and English words); Never
Weather-Beaten Saile, from 'Two Books of Ayres - The First Book' (Thomas Campion based upon the edition of Noah
Greenberg); Gute Nacht! (Good-night) Op. 5 No. 7 (Robert Franz, text by Josef von Eichendorff, translation by Henry G
Chapman) (with German and English words); Es muss ein Wunderbares sein (A Wondrous Rapture it must be) (Franz Liszt
based upon the edition of Carl Ambruster, text by Oskar von Redwitz, translation by Charles Fonteyn Manney) (with
German and English words); Das Rosenband (The Rose Ribbon) DV 280 (Schubert, text by Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock,
translation by Leslie T Minchin( (with German and English words); Song of The Fisherman, from 'Australian Poems'
(Dulcie Holland, Australian composer); A Brisk Young Sailor (collected and arr by Cecil J Sharp); After Supper, from
'Compliments of The Season' (Betty Roe, text by John Mole); Muss i denn zum Stadtele 'naus (Oh it's slowly I go thro'
the thick falling snow) (German folk song arr by Ian Burk, English version by Elizabeth Fiske).
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)
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.
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. (2)
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.
Melba Method -by- Dame Nellie Melba. Used voice method manual containing Part One: Breathing and other
Exercises, Examples and My Daily Exercises; and Part Two: Vocalises for Low and High Voices. Used softcover book. 28841. 63
pages. (Chappell & Co. London. Undated) Foxing on cocked spine and edges of covers and pages. Very small section of insect
damage to upper edge of rear pages. Else pages are very good.
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 Contemporary Singer Elements of Vocal Technique Book+CD -by- Anne Peckham. ISBN 0634007971. HL50449438.
Vocal Technique. Vocal Performance. Maximise your vocal potential with this outstanding guide; based on the curriculum of the
Voice Department of Berklee College
of Music. Features include: an overview of the singing process; tips for getting started; posture, breathing, and tone;
discovering resonance; belting and diction; maintaining vocal health; overcoming stage fright; improving stamina, range,
and sound; microphone technique. Used softcover book + CD. 168 pages. (Berklee Press/Hal Leonard. 2000) Star sticker on
front cover and a few pages throughout the text. Business card of previous owner taped on reverse of front cover. Tape
marks inside covers from removal of a plastic cover. Else very good. Light marks on the CD. Weight 650 grams.
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.
Twenty-Four Vocalises For Soprano Or Mezzo Soprano, Op. 2 -by- Mathilde C Marchesi. Imperial Edition No. 607.
Used singing exercises for soprano or mexxo 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 Low And Medium Voices -by- J Michael Diack.
Exercises in singing instruction to produce a pure resonant tone on clearly enunciated words. Used softcover book. 41
pages. (Paterson's Publications Ltd. London. 1938) A few marks on the covers. Corners bumped. Else in very good condition.
Voice-Training Exercises Soprano -by- Emil Behnke and Charles W Pearce. Used singing instruction
exercises for soprano voice. Used softcover book. 43 pages. (Chappell & Co. London. Undated) A few marks on the covers.
Pencilled notes inside rear cover. Else in very good condition.
Why Breathe? A Handbook of Illustrated Exercises for Correct Breathing -by- Irwin Kellogg.
Fifth Edition. Exercises for singing training. Allans Educational Library. Allans Edition No. 413.
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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