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Audition Songs for Women

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Paul Harvard

Published by Nick Hern Books

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If you're auditioning for a musical - or needing to choose a song to perform for an exam, showcase or drama-school application - it's vital you find a song that shows off your voice and reveals your full potential as both a singer and an actor

In this invaluable book, you'll find comprehensive introductions to fifty of the best songs from musical theatre for soprano, mezzo-soprano and alto voices, and in a variety of periods, styles, genres and tempos

Each song comes with detailed textual, vocal and musical analysis, and a practical performance guide to ensure you perform it to maximum effect in your own unique way

Drawing on his experience as a performer, musical director and teacher at several leading drama schools, Paul Harvard gives his top tips for performing each song, note by note, moment by moment

He also recommends soundtrack recordings to inspire you, and tells you where to find the correct sheet music for your chosen song

The selection includes songs from acclaimed contemporary musicals such as:

In the Heights by Lin-Manuel Miranda

Songs for a New World by Jason Robert Brown

Next to Normal

Miss Saigon

The Color Purple

Sister Act

Ragtime

The Sound of Music

Fiddler on the Roof

My Fair Lady

Anything Goes

And five of Sondheim's masterpieces

Also included is an extensive introduction to the process of choosing your song, preparing your performance and approaching the audition itself, along with many vocal and acting exercises to improve your technique and boost your confidence

PLEASE NOTE : This book does NOT contain sheet music for the selection of songs

FOR AUDITION SONGS FOR MEN
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SEE ALSO Paul Harvard's bestselling
Acting Through Song

FOR MORE AUDITION TITLES
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AND FOR VOCAL & BACKING TRACKS OF MAJOR MUSICALS
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