How to Whistle, Pop, Boing, and Honk for All Occassions...and Then Some

Book - 2004
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Workman Press.
No more boring parties! No more dull meetings! No more getting stuck with a little kid and not knowing how to make her laugh. Perfect for extroverts, office cutups, actors and storytellers, practical jokers, and the unsung clowns who brighten all our days, MouthSounds is the book for people who would give anything to imitate a Toilet Plunger. Or a Sports Car Smash and Crash (with debris and rolling hubcap). Sound like Gollum while reading Lord of the Rings to a favorite nephew. Have meaningful dialogue with your dog. Hold the table spellbound by acting out "Titanic: The Movie" in ten seconds.Since he wrote the first MouthSounds in 1980, Fred Newman whistled, popped, boinged, and honked his way to social success, creating noises and sounds for dozens of movies. He's continued to perfect his very particular art, touring with Garrison Keillor on A Prairie Home Companion and appearing regularly on PBS's Between the Lions. And behold--Arena Cheers and Applause, please!--the new MouthSounds, featuring more than 150 useful noises to make with your mouth . . . melodious, whimsical, and rude, too. The Taxi Whistle. The Cell Phone Ring. The Stomach Growl. Birds, Banjos, and Rock Guitars. Complete with photographs and illustrations, step-by-step instructions, plus an enhanced CD and tips on where and when to perform for maximum impact--yoga class, first date, job interview, press conference.

Baker & Taylor
A handy guide for extroverts, practical jokers, actors, storytellers, and others explains how to create a wild and whimsical array of more than 150 noises, with step-by-step instructions, illustrations, and an enhanced CD designed to teach readers to imitate The Cell Phone Ring, Birds, The Stomach Growl, Rock Guitars, a Toilet Plunger, and more. Original.

& Taylor

Presents instructions on making sounds and special effects, including how to create sounds for vocal characters, animals, musical instruments, and street noises, along with tips for actors, musicians, and puppeteers.

Publisher: New York : Workman Pub., c2004
ISBN: 9780761134220
Characteristics: xiii, 241 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.)
Alternative Title: Mouth sounds


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