Deke Sharon Official Total Vocal A Cappella Arranging Producing A Cappella Arranging (Music Pro Guides) Paperback – November 1, Deke Sharon Official Total Vocal A Cappella Arranging Producing Directing In addition, Deke served as arranger, on-site music director and. A Cappella Arranging has 27 ratings and 3 reviews. Jordan said: This is possibly the easiest book for an amateur to read and understand – a conversationa.

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Thank you Deke and Dylan for this wonderful resource! This often means writing its own arrangements of popular or traditional songs. Additional contributed chapters examine singing and voice science, vocal health, vocal percussion, and audio technology. This is possibly the easiest book for an s to read and understand – a conversational approach to arranging for a cappella.

Write a customer review. From barbershop groups to madrigal choirs to vocal rock bands, there are tens of thousands of vocal groups in America. Candace marked it as to-read Aug 11, More than several others.

The tone of the book is instructive and informative, yet conversational: Whether you are a beginning arranger or a seasoned composer looking to learn more about a new genre, this book is extremely helpful!

When you have two parts or more per line, the upper voice should have “stems up” throughout, and the lower voice “stems down”. At the heart of every vocal group is the music it performs.

A Cappella Arranging by Deke Sharon

Dylan Bell is a world-renowned vocal arranger, performer, producer, and instructor. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Peter Leong marked it as to-read Aug 28, Finally, “lay out” the song by counting the number of measures, and making a note where each section begins verse, chorus, bridge, etc.


A Cappella Arranging is a good zharon and a “good read” for every vocal arranger, whether amateur or professional; every deoe music classroom, and any professional recording studio. Now these are not exhaustive lists and examples that one might find in a collegiate music textbook, but they are enough for someone who is just starting out.

One person found this helpful. View the discussion thread. Deke and Dylan then go on to expand upon the 10 Basic Steps by going into further detail for each step. If you’re a beginner with a basic grasp of theory, this is the perfect place to start.

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It’s a very good book, but such a title calls out for either an enclosed disk of audio and scores, or downloadable content. Please try again later. Mark Newhall rated it it was amazing Jun 13, Showing of 21 reviews.

Contemporary a cappella has been around for over a decade, resulting in a dynamic and rhythmic sound and style that makes it different from barbershop, doo wop, close harmony, and other a cappella styles.

You group should have a great first and last song, a great encore, and at least one ballad at its disposal. The Heart of Vocal Harmony is not just for a cappella groups it is also for vocal harmony groups, ensembles, and choirs at all levels, with or without instruments. His first book, “Acappella Arranging” was published inand “A Cappella” was published in See all 21 reviews. The soloist is the most important vocalist in any song, and since as arranger you’re organizing everything around this central voice and melody, you’d better be sure that you have a voice that can get the job done.


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I received it on time by the seller. Chet Boddy rated it it was amazing Jun 20, Martha marked it as to-read Jun 02, There is a plagiarism case to be made from someone copying a paragraph out of a book, but there is no ownership of a texture, or vocal lick, or arranging trick.

Fantastic — both entertaining and insightful, and accessible to would-be arrangers at just about any level of musical training. Every vocal ensemble has its strengths and weaknesses which vary from year to year.

As it stands, the book’s website includes a page of youTube links – and we all know how transient such content can be. They go on to explain the very basics of what arranging is and the different types of arrangements.

In addition, Deke served as arranger, on-site music director and vocal producer for Universal’s “Pitch Perfect” and “Pitch Perfect 2” Want to Start a Group? All of which is broken up into easy-to-understand sections.