Shafer, Gloria Books

Origins of the Children's Song Cycle as a Genre ;with Four Case Studies and an Original Song Cycle
1989 0-88946-439-1
Provides an historical overview of the song cycle and a survey of the children's song cycle, including structural, stylistic, and interpretative analysis of four representative children's song cycles and an original cycle.

Performance Power Winning Ways to Face Your Audience
1992 0-7734-9924-5
Since all experts agree that stage fright in a proper dose adds a unique dimension to any presentation, it is not something that should be done away with, but rather a phenomenon to be used. This book covers the latest scientific evidence, mixed with age-old secrets on how to gain performance power. Creative visualization, self-hypnosis, biofeedback, the Alexander Technique, beta-blockers, and more are discussed. Everything you always wanted to know about overcoming stage fright is in this step-by-step guide which lead you to the land where fear is harnessed and butterflies fly in formation. The book has been endorsed by such luminaries as Eli Wallach, Theodore Mann, Georgette Klinger, Gay Talese, and Alan King. Well-researched, but still accessible and practical for both the professional and the neophyte.