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A cappella pop : a complete guide to contemporary a cappella singing

Author: Brody McDonald; Deke Sharon
Publisher: Van Nuys, Calif. : Alfred Music Pub. Co., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is an introduction to creating and developing an a cappella singing ensemble, including auditions, music selection, rehearsal techniques, sound reinforcement, vocal percussion, public relations, and more.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brody McDonald; Deke Sharon
ISBN: 0739086278 9780739086278
OCLC Number: 801441487
Description: 202 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Deke Sharon --
Introduction --
How to use this handbook --
Getting started. What are we, anyway? ; The audition ; So what do we sing? ; How to structure your rehearsal ; Rehearsal techniques ; Turkey bacon ; Practice vs. rehearsal --
Refining. The balancing act ; Planning your set list ; Your visual plan ; What to wear? --
Specializing. Vocal percussion / by Jake Moulton ; What about the bass? / with Trist Curless ; The solo vocalist / with Nate Altimari --
Performing. Moving to the stage ; Booking a gig --
Enhancing. Live sound for pop a cappella / by John Gentry ; Microphone technique ; Effects (FX) pedals / by Christopher Given Harrison --
Growing. A cappella meets PR ; Creating the culture ; Pop a cappella in the classroom / with Alex Phan ; The feeder program ; Making a recording / by Freddie Feldman ; The sing-off --
Acknowledgments.
Responsibility: by Brody McDonald ; foreword by Deke Sharon.

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This book is an introduction to creating and developing an a cappella singing ensemble, including auditions, music selection, rehearsal techniques, sound reinforcement, vocal percussion, public relations, and more.

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