January 27, 2010

Vocal Warmups
Repeat each exercise throughout your vocal range. Try to use all the vowels in the course of your warmup [a e i o u]. The numbers underneath each note represent the scale degrees, and the colors are there to help you recognize reocurring pitches.

1. Lip Trills.

  
1 2 3 4 5 4 3 2 1

3

2a. Staccato Triads.


5

       3 5 3 1  
3

  1 
1

2b. Legato Triads.

 
1


5


3

3. Go down a semi-tone each repeat.
7

 
I
1

can
5

sing
3

low.
1

 
1

10

4a. Slide from scale degree 1 to 5 to 1.

 
1


1

12

4b. Slide from scale degree 1 to 8 (1) to 1.

 
1


1


1

14

6a. Notice the articulations when singing this exercise.

           
1 2 2 3 3 4 3 2 1

2 6b. Sing this exercise slowly at first and then quicken.
18

17

    
7 3

19

 
5

 
5

            
1 2 2 3

 
4

 
2


4

 
7

 
5

 
2

 
4

 
1

 
3

 
5

3

5

 
1

4

2

 
2

  1

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