a cappella singing

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Noun1.a cappella singing - singing without instrumental accompanimenta cappella singing - singing without instrumental accompaniment
singing, vocalizing - the act of singing vocal music
gospel singing, gospel - folk music consisting of a genre of a cappella music originating with Black slaves in the United States and featuring call and response; influential on the development of other genres of popular music (especially soul)
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The growing interest in a cappella singing among middle school and high school students - pushed along by such popular entertainment as the "Pitch Perfect" movies and "Glee" TV show - swept through the University of Oregon campus on Sunday.
Improving on its second place finish in the 2013 Akapela Open, Pinopela, an eightmember group from Baguio City, won this year's edition of the a cappella singing contest, besting nine other acts during the recent finals at Meralco Theater.
Opens Friday THE STARS Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow THE VERDICT A warm-hearted musical comedy set in the competitive world of college a cappella singing.
A THREE-day celebration of a cappella singing, the Voices Festival will take place this weekend.
LIVERPOOL hosts a three-day celebration of a cappella singing next month.
America's oldest collegiate A Cappella singing group to perform at historic Centennial concert-Jan 31, 2009
Great a cappella singing is a triumph of balance of voices, light and dark tones, rhythms, melody and harmony.
Workshops during the weekend will cover not only a cappella singing but other musical areas from beat-boxing to music arranging.
The 26 tracks here show the development of gospel from a cappella singing to the use of full rhythm sections in the mid-'50s.
The stage production is currently on tour in North America and is continuing to entice audiences with its infectious rhythms, amazing a cappella singing and athletic dancing.
On Saturday, there will be a full day of a cappella singing at the Bluecoat, followed by a special performance from the most heard beatboxer in history, Shlomo.