Adventures in Singing: A Process for Exploring, Discovering, and Developing Vocal Potential
by Clifton Ware
This text combines a thorough introduction to the singing process with an anthology of 60 songs that are perfect for the beginning singer. A bargain ... Show synopsis This text combines a thorough introduction to the singing process with an anthology of 60 songs that are perfect for the beginning singer. A bargain prepack of the text with a cassette of piano accompaniments is available. The instructional text offers a clear introduction to the basics of how the voice works along with methodical voice-building techniques. Within each chapter, exercises help students explore their vocal potential and develop performance skills. Self-assessment questions at chapter end help the students relate content to their own experiences. Throughout, the text takes a holistic approach, reflecting the view that the study of singing has many benefits-e.g., increased awareness of body alignment; relaxed, deep breathing; improved use of the speaking voice; better concentration; poise; and heightened self-expression.