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Voice & Voiceovers

Vox Method: Training the Voice	Vox Method: Training the Voice
W. Steven Lecky
Montreal based voice trainer W. Steven Lecky presents an approach to training that offers concrete technique and real tools that can be objectively assessed, corrected and drilled. Comes w/ DVD. Softcover, 255 pp. $44.95.

 

The Art of Voice ActingThis book shows you the steps to take to learn the performing skills necessary to be successful as a voice talent. It also has the information you need to get your demo produced and into the hands of those who will hire you. Study these pages and you will get a solid foundation that you can build on to achieve lasting success in the business of voiceover.The Art of Voice Acting
Fourth Edition
James R. Alburger
This book shows you the steps to take to learn the performing skills necessary to be successful as a voice talent. It also has the information you need to get your demo produced and into the hands of those who will hire you. Study these pages and you will get a solid foundation that you can build on to achieve lasting success in the business of voiceover. Softcover, 409 pp. $32.95.


The Alchemy of Voice

Stewart Pearce
This book will teach you how to discover your 'signature note' -- your unique pitch and resonance of voice that allows you to tune into your whole mind and body and be more appealing and persuasive to others. Use the easy-to-follow exercises to achieve inner balance and harmony, boost confidence, add colour and energy to your self-expression and smooth the way with difficult people and situations. Softcover, 200 pp. $16.95.


Classic Voice: Working with Actors on Vocal Style

Catherine Weate
Drawing on Catherine Weate's extensive experience as a voice coach, Classic Voice provides a comprehensive preparation for the vocal demands within classic texts. It includes warm-up ideas, exercises to experiment with sound, word and rhythm and detailed workshop plans using specially selected extracts from classic plays. Always practical, this book will supply directors, lecturers, teachers, trainers and coaches with the tools they need to easily integrate vocal work into their rehearsals, classes or seminars. Softcover, 282 pp. $37.99.


You Can Do Cartoon Voices, Too!
Sunday Muse
As a leading voice actor and teacher, Sunday Muse is the perfect person to help kids (ages 6-12) unleash their imagination and create cartoon voices. For this fun and informative book, she reveals the step-by-step process and practice techniques that she uses to create memorable characters. Her methods not only help build confidence and creativity, but they may also open doors for ambitious children who want to take their acting further. For those who are so inclined, this book even features information about the business of acting, including advice on auditioning, creating a demo, and finding an agent. Also included is an audio CD. Softcover, 65 pp. $24.95.


The Thought Propels the SoundThe Thought Propels the Sound

Janet Madelle Feindel
Even though actors constantly rely on their voice to create a character and express themselves on stage, very few performers spend enough time honing this essential tool. Furthermore, most actors don't know how to properly care for this tool which, on most productions, is being pushed to its limits 8-10 times per week. At last we have a practical and insightful guide which covers all of the ways in which actors use (and sometimes misuse) their voice. Janet Madelle Feindel has distilled years of wisdom, earned both as an actor and a teacher, into this excellent book. Softcover, 260 pp. $60.00.


The Voice BookThe Voice Book
Kate DeVore & Starr Cookman
From teachers, religous leaders, and entertainers to lawyers, executives, salespeople, and doctors, millions of people rely on their voices for their livelihoods. The Voice Book is a one-of-a-kind reference book with dozens of vocal exercises and a detailed guide to the anatomy and physiology of voice. Inside you will learn about the full range of vocal health, from protecting against hoarseness and laryngitits to expanding speaking range and enhancing voice tone. Softcover, $16.95.


The Singing VoiceThe Singing Voice
Pat Wilson
This concise, intelligent, helpful, funny and eminently readable book will show you how to keep that voice of yours in good trim and how to tackle the tough world of audiitons, rehearsals, long runs, tours, sound studios and much more. Softcover, 115 pp. $33.00.


Word of MouthWord of Mouth: A Guide to Commercial and Animation Voice-Over Excellence

Susan Blu
Word of Mouth is the primary instructional book in the voice-over field. A clearly written and practical primer for the beginner and a welcome refresher course for the professional, Word of Mouth contains voice-over exercises, sample copy, and essential advice about producing a demo, auditioning, self promoting, getting an agent, and what to expect on the job. It also includes agent listings and a 50-minute audio CD. Softcover, 182 pp. $23.95.


VoiceoversVoiceovers

Janet Wilcox
Veteran voice-over actor, writer, producer, and teacher Janet Wilcox provides the inside scoop on the industry and personal training to help voice-over hopefuls find work in network promos, commercials, documentaries, books on tape, radio, animated films and more. Voiceovers shows readers how to use their great voices to garner cash and compliments. Softcover, 197 pp. $32.95.


Freeing the Natural VoiceFreeing the Natural Voice

Revised and Expanded
Kristin Linklater
Arguably the most read book on voice technique, Freeing the Natural Voice presents a lucid and multi-leveled account of the human voice in the context of performance. The emphasis of the work is on the removal of the physical and psychological blocks that inhibit the human vocal instrument and its objective is a voice in direct contact with emotional impulse, shaped by the intellect but not restricted by it. Its logical progression of exercises is designed for students, teachers, professionals, and anyone interested in vocal expression. Softcover, 381 pp. $25.95.


Make Your Voice HeardMake Your Voice Heard

Chuck Jones
Chuck Jones, a leading expert on voice training for actors, reveals his groundbreaking techniques clearly and concisely in this revised and expanded edition of a classic text. For any actor who wants to grow and develop, Make Your Voice Heard offers powerful, practical tools for connecting the voice to emotion and using the voice to create new levels of meaning. Softcover, 159 pp. $21.00.

101 Singing Tips: Stuff All the Pros Know and Use101 Singing Tips: Stuff All the Pros Know and Use
Adam St. James
Are you ready to take your singing to the next level? This book presents valuable how-to insight that singers of all styles and levels can benefit from. The text, photos, music, diagrams and accompanying CD provide a terrific, easy-to-use resource for a variety of topics, including: vocal exercises, breathing exercises, the singer's health, preparation, technique, understanding music, singing harmony, microphones, career advice, and much more. Softcover, 71 pp. $19.95.

The Singer's CompanionThe Singer's Companion
Sharon L. Stohrer
Provides both beginning and advanced students with a basic, reliable, readable introduction to the many issues focusing on training and maintaining a healthy voice. The Singer's Companion covers issues faced by vocalists in all styles of music, ranging from how to find a good teacher to auditions and performance tips. Softcover, 121 pp. $35.95.


The Human Voice: The Story of a Remarkable TalentThe Human Voice: The Story of a Remarkable Talent
Anne Karpf
We live in an age when a hi-tech gadget that could reveal a person's size, height, weight, gender, sexual orientation, social class and race in less than sixty seconds unseen is no longer the stuff of science fiction. Yet, as Anne Karpf's engrossing book reveals, this amazing instrument already exists and has for centuries. It is the human voice--the key to communication and our ability to read between the emotional lines. Softcover, 399 pp. $21.95.

The Performer's VoiceThe Performer's Voice
Meribeth Bunch Dayme
Concise, accurate, and accessible, The Performer's Voice explains how the voice works and how to use it efficiently. Emphasizing the infinite potential of the human voice, this practical book enables vocal professionals to use their voices effectively to create dynamic performances. For anyone who relies on the voice for a living, this book provides the fundamental means for confident, imaginative, and compelling performance. Hardcover, 234 pp. $35.00.


Vocal Workouts for the Contemporary Singer
Anne Peckham
Vocal exercises are key to a healthy and powerful singing voice. Vocal Workouts for the Contemporary Singer provides singers of today's music with complete exercise circuits to match all voice types and levels -- whether you're new to singing or an experienced professional. Grounded in traditional vocal technique and updated for singers of rock, r&b, hip-hop, and other contemporary styles, this book will expand your vocal technique, power, stamina, range, and expressive breadth. Softcover, 117 pp. $32.95.

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Acting With the VoiceActing With the Voice: The Art of Recording Books

Robert Blumenfeld
In this instructive resource, Robert Blumenfeld convincingly argues that the basic techniques of acting apply whether the actor is performing on a stage or in a sound studio. Here he offers numerous practical exercises to help the actor to use the human voice to convey a myriad of emotions and states of mind. In addition, this book includes a variety of literary texts, for the reader to practice with, each prefaced with notes by Blumenfeld. Softcover, 360 pp. $19.95.

Speak With DistinctionSpeak With Distinction (Book Only)
Edith Skinner
This revised edition of the classic text is an absolute must, not only for the actor, but for anyone who wishes to speak with distinction. Exercises, diagrams, and expert advice guide the reader through the art and craft of effective verbal communication. Softcover, 406 pp. $36.95.


Talking Funny For MoneyTalking Funny For Money: An Introduction to the Cartoon/Character/Looping Area of Voice-Overs
Pamela Lewis
Based on Pamela Lewis's popular program of the same name, Talking Funny for Money is a two-CD voice-over workshop (which includes demos by professional voice-over performers), with an exercise manual and companion text. If you've ever considered putting your unique voice to work, then buy this book: it will show you how! Softcover, 215 pp. $28.95.

Film, Broadcast & e-Media CoachingFilm, Broadcast & e-Media Coaching
Essays on Voice and Speech
Rocco Dalvera
This collection of 67 articles, by experts from around the world, focuses on the theme of coaching actors for performances in film, broadcast and e-media. Softcover, 334 pp. $45.95.

Cambridge English Pronouncing DictionaryCambridge English Pronouncing Dictionary
Daniel Jones
This 17th edition of Daniel Jones' classic pronounciation guide includes over 80,000 entries, 215,000 pronounciations, full coverage of British and North American pronounciation, useful information on key pronounciation issues, and much more. Softcover 606 pp. $43.95.


VO: Tales and Techniques of a Voice-Over ActorVO: Tales and Techniques of a Voice-Over Actor
Harlan Hogan
One of the country's top voice-over talents shares his secrets of success in this insider's guide to the industry. Actors, broadcasters, and anyone who has longed to earn a living by speaking into a microphone will cherish this insightful and often hilarious glimpse the business. Softcover, 249 pp. $23.95.


The Right to Speak: Working with the Voice

Patsy Rodenberg
Teaches the use of the voice by engaging the heart, mind and body. $35.95.

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