Caruso's Method of Voice Production: The Scientific Culture of the Voice
by P. Mario Marafioti
Publisher: D. Appleton 1922
Number of pages: 350
The greatest tenor of his day, Enrico Caruso possessed remarkable breath control and enunciation along with an intense quality of vocal pathos. This guide explains clearly and scientifically how singers can emulate his phenomenal vocal production. Written by a noted laryngologist who devoted most of his career to Caruso, it includes detailed diagrams, instructions, and exercises.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Daniel Shawcross Wilkerson - arXiv
How does music actually work? We derive from first principles of Physics and Computation the following fundamental phenomena of music: the Major Scale, the Standard Chord Dictionary, and the difference in feeling between the Major and Minor Triads.
by Ernest Hutcheson - G.F. Kranz Music Co.
Many of the exercises contained in this little work are purely preparatory in nature, others are for occasional or special use. Only about twenty are permanently essential. All are necessary at some stages of study or to some pupils.
by Josef Hofmann - Doubleday, Page and Company
This little book presents a general view of artistic piano-playing and offers to young students the results of such observations as I have made in the years of my own studies, as well as of the experiences which my public activity has brought me.
This book introduces the basic concepts of guitar playing for novices and intermediate players. It explains important techniques, gives examples and exercises whenever possible. Understanding of music theory is not required.