Singing Exercises For Dummies, with CD

Author: Pamelia S. Phillips

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111828108X

Category: Music

Page: 226

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Provides a plan for learning how to sing properly, including breathing exercises, developing rhythm, expanding vocal agility, and frequently asked questions.
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Singing Exercises For Dummies

Author: Pamelia S. Phillips

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111832823X

Category: Music

Page: 240

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The fast and easy way to take your singing skills to newheights Some people are born with a naturally great singing voice, buteven the best singers can benefit from a broader range of knowledgeand training. Voice training not only expands your technique andpower, but enhances your performance abilities in business and onstage. Singing Exercises For Dummies gives you a trusted,easy way to learn, or improve, your singing. Packed with exercises and drills in the book and on theaccompanying CD, Singing Exercises For Dummies helps youstrengthen your voice; refine technique; develop consistency, buildpower and endurance; and increase vocal range. Beginning withwarm-up and proper posture then logically transitioning to scales,chords, and arpeggios, Singing Exercises For Dummiescontains everything you need to develop and sharpen your singingskills. Exercises and drills on the CD help you practice yourskills Covers everything from building power and endurance to singingpitch-perfect arpeggios Whether you're relatively new to singing, have had ongoinginstruction, or are looking to break into the music industry,Singing Exercises For Dummies has you covered.
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Voice and Speaking Skills For Dummies

Author: Judy Apps

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119943825

Category: Self-Help

Page: 384

View: 8215

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Find your voice, and communicate with confidence Ever wondered why nobody hears you in meetings, or wished people would take you more seriously? Or maybe you're unhappy with your accent, or you feel insecure about your high-pitched or monotonous voice? Voice and Speaking Skills For Dummies will help you to discover the power of your voice, understand how it works, and use your voice like a professional whether in meetings, addressing an audience, or standing in front of a classroom. Take a deep breath, relax those vocal cords, and make your speech sparkle! We're not all planning to become politicians, or likely to address large audiences on a regular basis, but we all need to be able to communicate well to achieve success. Certain professions require a high level of vocal confidence, notably teachers and business leaders. As well as using body language effectively, we also rely on our voice to convey passion, exude enthusiasm, and command attention--and that's before we've considered the content of our words! A clear understanding of how your voice works, how to maximize its effectiveness, and ways to overcome voice 'gremlins' such as speaking too fast, stuttering, or sounding childish, is pivotal to enabling you to succeed, whatever the situation. Highlights the importance of your voice, explains how to use it effectively Gives you confidence in public speaking Helps you use your voice to make a great first impression in all aspects of your life Includes a CD with vocal exercises to help you communicate with confidence. Whether you're looking to improve your speaking skills for work or personal gain--or both--Voice and Speaking Skills For Dummies gives you everything you need to find your voice and communicate with confidence. Note: CD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.
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Piano Exercises For Dummies

Author: David Pearl

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470387653

Category: Music

Page: 228

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Piano Exercises For Dummies features a wide variety of exervises and technique-building drills. Beginning with warm-up exercises, readers will transition to simple drills that help lay the foundation for exemplary technique. They'll then move on to specific skill-building drills to build strength, speed, and precision. Theyll practice correct hand and body posture and discover how to incorporate facets of musical performance such as tempo, phrasing, and dynamics into their exercises and drills. Concluding each lesson is a musical piece for the reader to try. All practice pieces are included on the bonus audio CD. Whether theyre studying under a tutor, or looking for a self-paced resource, readers will find everything they need to build skill and gain confidence playing the piano with Piano Exercises For Dummies.
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Signing For Dummies, with Video CD

Author: Adan R. Penilla, II,Angela Lee Taylor

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118117581

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 384

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Explains basic communication using American Sign Language, including proper handshapes, body language, and grammar.
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Physician Assistant Exam For Dummies, with CD

Author: Barry Schoenborn,Richard Snyder

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118115562

Category: Education

Page: 504

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This study guide for the Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam (PANCE) and the Physician Assistant National Recertifying Exam (PANRE) includes content reviews and practice tests as well as an interactive CD, flashcards and a digital slide show. Original.
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Spirituality For Dummies

Author: Sharon Janis

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118052145

Category: Religion

Page: 384

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Want to get in touch with your spiritual side? Spirituality For Dummies. 2nd Edition, shows you how to use spiritual principles to understand and improve your life, empower you mind, and nourish your soul. Complete with a CD filled with calming, spiritual music, it is your personal guide to serenity and spiritual healing. Spiritual philosopher Sharon Janis shows you how to discover the deeper calling of your soul, survive and thrive through adversity, and look at the world with optimism. You’ll learn how to use meditation, yoga, prayer, and journaling for inward reflection and to spark new vistas as you unfold your own spiritual wisdom and move forward on your spiritual journey in your own individual way. You’ll find similarities and differences among a variety basic spiritual concepts from different religious and philosophical traditions, and you’ll discover how to: Find your spiritual path Uplift your body, mind, and spirit Fulfill your greatest dreams Spiritualize your relationships Cultivate your spiritual virtues Increase your inner peace and happiness Turn troubles into triumphs Recognize yourself as a co-creator Be a VIP: a very inspired person The companion CD that accompanies this gentle guide brings you more than 60 minutes of inspirational music from around the world. It features the author and other artists performing songs and chants from Christian, Jewish, Buddhist, and Hindu traditions in their native languages. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
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Blues Harmonica For Dummies

Author: Winslow Yerxa

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118282493

Category: Music

Page: 384

View: 4033

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The fun and easy way to play blues on the harmonica Blues harmonica is the most popular and influential style ofharmonica playing, and it forms the basis for playing harmonica inother styles such as rock and country. Blues Harmonica forDummies gives you a wealth of content devoted to the bluesapproach—specific techniques and applications, includingbending and making your notes sound richer and fuller withtongue-blocked enhancements; use of amplification to develop ablues sound; blues licks and riffs; constructing a blues harmonicasolo; accompanying singers; historical development of blues styles;and important blues players and recordings. The accompanying audio CD features all the musical examples fromthe book, plus play-along exercises and songs that let you hear thesound you're striving for. In-depth coverage of major blues harmonica techniques Blues song forms, improvisation, and accompanying singers Information on blues history and personalities If you're intrigued by the idea of understanding and masteringthe compelling (yet mysterious) art of playing blues on theharmonica, Blues Harmonica For Dummies has you covered. CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not includedas part of the e-book file, but are available for download afterpurchase
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