Pitch Perfect: The Quest for Collegiate A Cappella Glory

Pitch Perfect: The Quest for Collegiate A Cappella Glory

Mickey Rapkin


A musical story of collegiate a cappella stuffed of excessive notes, excessive drama, and excessive jinks that encouraged the hit motion pictures Pitch Perfect and Pitch excellent 2.

Get able to be pitch slapped.

The roots of unaccompanied vocal song stretch the entire as far back as Gregorian chants of the center a while, and collegiate a cappella is over a century outdated. yet what used to be mostly an Ivy League phenomenon has, long ago 20 years, exploded. And it’s no longer what you think that. although the blue blazers and khakis could stay, a cappella teams at faculties around the nation became downright funky.

In Pitch Perfect, journalist Mickey Rapkin follows a season in a cappella via all its twists and turns, masking the breathtaking monitors of vocal expertise, the groupies (yes, there are a cappella groupies), the rock-star partying, and the entire sour rivalries. Rapkin brings you into the realm of collegiate a cappella characters—from movie-star appears to be like and celebrity-size egos to a stricken new singer with the megawatt voice. together with encounters with a cappella alums like John Legend and Diane Sawyer and lovers from Prince to presidents, Rapkin indicates cappella isn’t for the faint of heart—or lungs.

Sure to ring a bell with fanatics of Glee and The Sing-Off, this raucous tale of a cappella rock stars exhibits that usually, to get that excellent concord, you need to include a bit discord.

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