This one-of-a-kind Singing treasure comes complete with vocal instructions, singing lessons, cd, and secrets that will enable you to quickly reach your full vocal potential.
THIS EDITION IS ESPECIALLY DESIGNED FOR THE RANGE OF THE MALE VOICE .

"SOS" is an indispensable guidebook for serious vocalists of all ability levels and styles of music. Whether you're singing for pleasure or for profit, "Secrets of Singing" will give you the know-how to practice, audition, perform, and record professionally.

The book includes:
Two CDs with a series of thirty-three fully explained, state-of-the-art exercises (with vocal examples). The first CD contains explanations and exercises for the male low voice. The 2nd CD contains explanations and exercises for the male high voice.

Ten-step power vocal work-out

Trouble-shooting guides
Endurance exercise groups
Voice maintenance and hygiene tips
Numerous quick reference charts
Four simplified, easy-to-understand sections describing the inner workings of the vocal instrument
 
SECRETS OF SINGING contains six essential sections:
PART ONE introduces the basic principle of singing with a focus on discovering potential vocal power.
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Topics include: The Basics of Breathing, Mastering Breathing, The pathway of Singing, Elevating the Voice, Focusing the Voice, The Focused Mouth Position, Anchoring Tone, The Five Basic Vowels, The Initiation of Tone, Blending Vocal Colors, The Ultimate Vocal Work-out, Vocal Exercises: Endurance Group 1
PART TWO delves into the characteristics and mechanics of the upper voice.
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Topics include: Counterbalancing and the Singer's Point of View, Penultimates, Vowel Modifications
Exercise: The Great Scale, Endurance Exercises: Group 2
PART THREE incorporates this prior information in a discussion on how to achieve an open throat and a pleasing vibrato.
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Topics include: Simultaneity, Vibrato, and Advanced Exercises: Endurance Group 3.

PART FOUR spotlights phrasing and diction.
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Topics include: The Elements of Phrasing, Compound Vowels, Exercise: Singing on Vowels Only, Maintaining Intensity, Breathing for Phrasing, Consonants.

PART FIVE provides a general reference guide covering different voice types, proper posture and vocal maintenance.
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Topics include: Voice types, Posture, Practice Guide, Voice Maintenance, Questions and Answers, Troubleshooting Guide.
PART SIX covers the anatomy of singing through a discussion of the breathing system and the vocal apparatus.
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Topics include: The Breathing System, The Vocal Apparatus, The Resonators, The Articulators.

A list of common vocal terms and a bibliography, plus a pull-out vocal wall-chart, round out the text.
 
 
 
 
 
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