New Titles from Alfred Publishing
Alfred’s Danza! A Choral Movement DVD is presented by composers and choreographers Sally K. Albrecht and Andy Beck. The DVD features step-by-step staging suggestions for 12 songs including: “Anything Is Possible”; “Clap Your Hands”; “Rejoice”; “Danza”; “Ezekiel and David”; and “Forty-Second Street.”
12 Folk Songs for Solo Singers is compiled and edited by Sally K. Albrecht and features songs arranged for solo voice and piano for recitals, concerts and contests. The book comes with accompaniment CD.
You Raise Me Up, CD and sheet music book for keyboard accompaniments, was compiled for women’s choirs and ensembles and features worship songs, choral classics and contemporary gospel.
CAD’s E100S Condenser Mic
CAD’s new Equitek 100S large-diaphragm supercardioid condenser mic is said to have the lowest noise floor in its class (3.7dBA) and a smooth vintage tone. The E100S features a bootstrapped, full differential Quadra-FET front-end for high sensitivity and low distortion. A nickel-plated one-inch capsule delivers accurate phasing when miking instruments and a full, rich tone for vocals that is enhanced by the microphone’s extended low-end frequency response.
Additional features include an 80Hz hi-pass filter and a 10dB pad. A twin 5087 output driver provides low drive impedance. RoHS compliant, the E100S also features RF immunity. The 100S is suitable for recording vocals, percussion, acoustic instruments and everything in between. Supplied in a cherry wood carrying case, the E100S also includes a stealth shock mount.
Carl Fischer’s BriLee Music Vocal Series
Carl Fischer Music has released the fourth book in the BriLee Music vocal solo series, Tales of Land and Sea Book/CD: Solo Songs for the Male Changing Voice by Mark Patterson. This book contains a variety of songs, from spirituals and folk songs to originally composed works by Mark Patterson, especially compiled, arranged, and composed for the male changing voice. The songs progress from the “just changing” voice, to selections for young tenors, and finally, to songs for the young baritone. The included CD contains both vocal demo and instrumental tracks for all 10 pieces in the book.
Shawnee Press’ Let The Men Sing!
Let The Men Sing! is a reproducible collection of chorals for tenor and baritone voices by Greg Gilpin. Folk songs, holiday music, madrigals, Latin, and inspirational songs are featured in this 10 song collection. The book also comes with a StudioTrax CD and reproducible pages.
Musica Dei Donum from OUP
Musica Dei Donum, from Oxford University Press, is a new early-music series that features a variety of lesser-known and accessible works edited by early-music experts Sally Dunkley and Francis Steele. These editions have been prepared from original sources. Performance suggestions appear in the vocal reduction, and running translations commissioned especially for the this series from Jeremy White are positioned above each system for the edification and convenience of the performer.