Kay's Secondhand Books & Music Australia
Second hand Vocal Coaching books
Acting The Song Performance Skills For The Musical Theatre -by- Tracey Moore with Allison Bergman (2012).
ISBN 1581155050/9781581155051. A contemporary, integrated approach to singing in musicals that results in better-trained,
smarter performers; time-tested advice, exercises, and worksheets for all skill levels; chapters cover: Singing and acting
terminology; 'Legit' singing and belting; Vocal and physical warm-ups; Body movement and gesture; finding subtext; Creating
a character; Personalisation; Song structure; Interpreting music and lyrics; Risks and spontaneity; Collaborating with other
actors; Keeping a performance fresh. Used second hand softcover book. 308 pages. (Allworth Press, New York, 2nd Ed 2012)
Light wear to covers. Else very good. Weight 400 grams.
Australian Music Examinations Board AMEB Singing Examinations High Voice Series 2 Third Grade 2010. ISMN 9790720110202.
Used second hand 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 Singing For Leisure High Voice Series 1 Preliminary Grade High Voice 2007 Book/CD. Australian Music Examinations Board
Item No. 1203076039. ISMN 9790720113555. Used second hand book of songs for Preliminary Grade high voice singing examinations with accompanying CD.
56 pages. (Australian Music Examinations Board. Melbourne. 2007) Book is in fine condition. The CD is unused and still sealed into its plastic pouch at
the rear of the book. Contents are:
My Favourite Things, from 'The Sound of Music' (Rodgers & Hammerstein II);
Castle on a Cloud, from 'Les Miserables' (Schonberg & Kretzner);
The Rainbow Connection, from 'The Muppet Movie' (Williams & Ascher);
Maybe, from 'Annie' (Strouse & Charnin);
The Turtle Dove (Traditional arr Peter Tkach);
Cuckoo (Martin Shaw);
Matchmaker, from 'Fiddler on The Roof' (Bock & Harnick);
Straighten Up and Fly Right (Nat King Cole & Irving Mills);
It Had to be You (Isham Jones & Gus Kahn);
Love is in The Air (Harry Vanda & George Young);
Wiegenlied (Lullaby) (Bernhard Flies);
AMEB Singing For Leisure High Voice Series 1 Grade 1 High Voice 2007 Book/CD. Australian Music Examinations Board
Item No. 1203076139. ISMN 9790720113579. Used second hand book of songs for 1st Grade high voice singing examinations with accompanying CD.
56 pages. (Australian Music Examinations Board. Melbourne. 2007) Book is in fine condition. The CD is unused and still sealed into its plastic
pouch at the rear of the book. Contents are:
Ben (Walter Scharf & Don Black sung Michael Jackson);
The Little Horses (Traditinal arr Jesse Cook);
It's The Heart That Matters Most, from 'Christmas Carol, The Movie' (Steve Mac, Wayne Hector & Don Black);
Amazing Grace (Traditional arr Julian Smith);
The Girl I Mean to Be, from 'The Secret Garden' (Licy Simon & Marsha Norman);
Stormy Weather (Harold Arlen & Ted Koehler);
Tears in Heaven, from 'Rush' (Will Jennings & Eric Clapton);
Save The Best For Last (Phil Galdston, Jon Lind & Wendy Waldman);
I Can See Clearly Now (Johnny Nash);
Edelweiss, from 'The Sound of Music' (Rodgers & Hammerstein II);
Der Abendstern (The Evening Star), No. 1 from 'Lieder-Album fur die Jugend', Op. 79 (Robert Schumann);
AMEB Album of Songs Fourth Grade Low Voice For The Public Examinations in Music 1957 Australian Music
Examinations Board. Used second hand 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 Singing: Sight Singing For Teachers and Students (2000). Australian Music Examinations Board.
ISBN 1863673903. Used second hand book of sight singing exercises. 42 pages. (Allan Publishing, Melbourne for the
Australian Music Examinations Board, 2000) In very good condition.
AMEB CPM Vocal Course and Assessment Kit Step 1: Advancing Book/CD 1996. Australian Music Examinations Board.
ISBN 186367263X. 1205035239. Vocal Coaching. Singing Lessons. Vocal Technique. Used second hand 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 second hand 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 Public Examinations In Music Singing 1958 Manual Of Scales, Arpeggios And Exercises. Australian Music Examinations Board.
Used second hand softcover book of scales, arpeggios and singing exercises. 15 pages. B.5272. (Allan & Co, Melbourne, 1958) Ex-Library with the
usual marks and stamps. Pocket for borrower's card pasted inside front cover. Covers are marked and grubby. Pages are 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 second hand softcover book.
58 pages. (Self published by Lennox Brewer. Melbourne. Undated) Light foxing on edges of pages. Else in very good condition.
Concone 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 stamps. Borrowers' pocket pasted inside front cover.
Light creasing and marks to cover. Foxing on edges of pages. Else pages are very good.
Progressive Beginner Singing For Beginner to Intermediate -by- Peter Gelling Book/CD/DVD (2012). ISBN 9782864691320. CP69132.
This book contains everything you need to know to teach yourself how to sing or sing better using many well-known songs in a variety of styles;
no previous musical knowledge or experience is necessary; contains essential information on breathing, posture and tone production; a well-rounded
introduction to the basics of reading and understanding music and copying melodies by ear, and also covers performing in public, overcoming nerves,
and microphone technique; suitable for anyone who wants to learn to sing; comes with a CD and DVD with recordings of all examples and exercises
contained in the book. Used second hand book with CD and DVD. 64 pages. (Koala Music Publications, L.T.P. Publishing Pty Ltd, 2012)
CD and DVD are unused and still sealed into plastic sleeves at the front of the book. Book is in very good condition.
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 second hand oblong softcover book. 44 pages. CD is unused and still sealed into plastic sleeve. Book is in fine condition.
Sing Legato A Collection of Original Studies in Vocal Production and Musicianship V74 Vocal Edition
-by- Kenneth Jennings (1982). ISBN 0849741521. Contains vocal materials that are adaptable to various levels of
vocal development for both individual and ensemble use; the vocalises are set as short songs emphasising basic aspects
of what the solo or ensemble singer encounters in music. Used second hand paperback book. 16 pages. (Neil A Kjos Music
Co, San Diego, 1982) Remains of label on worn & creased covers. Pages are very good.
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 theatre 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. Used second hand softcover book. 154 pages.
(Indiana University Press. Bloomington, IN. 2002) In fine condition.
Singing High Pitches With Ease: Strategies & Solutions For Conductors, Conductors-in-Training, &
Voice Teachers -by- Nancy Telfer (2003). ISBN 0849742013. Used second hand paperback book. 80 pages. VM4. (Neil A Kjos Music Co.
San Diego. 2003) Covers are lightly worn. Name written on first page. Highlighting on a few pages. Else very good.
Successful Sight Singing A Creative Step By Step Approach Vocal Edition V77S 695 -by- Nancy Telfer (1992).
ISBN 084974167X. Written for beginners or experienced sight-singers who need a review designed for either unison or
two-part singing; introduces rhythms and intervals sequentially & incorporates elements such as key signatures and changing
time signatures systematically and reviews them regularly; also presents a variety of creative activities such as how to find
cues. Used second hand paperback book. 96 pages. (Neil A Kjos Music Co, San Diego, 1992) Light creasing to cover, else
Successful Warmups Conductor's Edition Book 1 -by- Nancy Telfer (1995). ISBN 0849741750. V83T. (Neil A Kjos Music Co.
San Diego. 1995) Used second hand 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 (1964). Used second hand method manual for teaching 28 French songs. Records NOT included. Piano arrangements for each
song with French and English words. Used second hand 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 Chester Books Of Celebrated Songs Selected And Graded For The Developing Voice Book Two -by- Shirley Leah (1981).
Used second hand 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 (1990). 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 second hand softcover book. 231
pages. (Hal Leonard. 1990) Covered in clear contact. Else in fine condition. Weight 700 grams.
The Versatile Vocalist Singing Authentically In Contrasting Styles And Idioms
-by- Rachel L Lebon (2006). ISBN 9780810853515. Singing Instruction & Study. Musical Style. Musical Performance
Practice. Expert musical advice describing the musical and vocal adjustments
essential to becoming a versatile vocalist, addressing proprioception, kinesthetic feedback and the vocal adjustments
necessary to move between musical genres. Used second hand paperback book. 107 pages. (Scarecrow Press Inc, Lanham.
Maryland. 2006) Indentations on rear cover. Upper corner of one page creased. Else very good condition.
Vaccai Practical Vocal Method (Soprano or Tenor) Critical and Technical Revision by
Elio Battaglia (Ricordi E.R.2890/01) (1991). Singing Instruction & Study. A critical revision of
Nicola Vaccai's Singing Method. Used second hand paperback book. 66 pages. (G Ricordi & Co, Milano,
1991) Book is damaged at top of spine. Some marks on the covers. A few page numbers circled in pen.
Else very good.
Vaccai Practical Method For Medium Voice. Imperial Edition No. 155. Singing Instruction & Study. Used second hand
softcover book. 38 pages. B.687. (Allen & Co, Melbourne, undated) Condition is fair: covers are heavily marked and worn. Corners
bumped. Pen marks on a few pages and inside rear cover. Else pages are good.
Vaccai Practical Method For Soprano, Tenor. Licensed printout from CD Sheet Music. Singing Instruction & Study.
Used second hand spiral-bound print-out of Nicola Vaccai's classic voice method for soprano and tenor. 42 pages. In very good condition.
Voice Placing And Training Exercises Soprano and Tenor -by- George Dodds. ISBN 0193221403. Singing Instruction & Study. A complete
and carefully graded series of progressive exercises for the production and cultivation of the singing voice. Used second hand softcover
book. 36 pages. (Oxford University Press, Oxford, undated) Some creasing and indents to covers, else in very good condition.
Voice Training Exercises For Mezzo-Soprano -by- Emil Behnke & Charles W Pearce (c.1950). Used second hand softcover
book. 44 pages. 17951. (Chappell & Co, London, undated) Rear cover missing and front cover taped to pages and torn on lower corner.
Pages are worn on corners else very good.
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