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Composing for Voice : a Guide for Composers, Singers, and Teachers.

Author: Paul Barker
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Barker, Paul.
Composing for Voice : A Guide for Composers, Singers, and Teachers.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Barker
ISBN: 9781136723377 1136723374
OCLC Number: 870227208
Description: 1 online resource (220 pages)
Contents: Cover; Composing for Voice; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Dedication; Preface; List of Musical Examples; 1 The Voice Today: An Evaluation; Vocal versus Non-Vocal; The View Back; 2 How the Voice Works: A Composer's Perspective; Vocal Categories; Legato and Leaps; Air and Breath; Dynamics; Flexibility and Stamina; Composing Between the Notes; Extended Voice Techniques; 3 Voice/Text/Music; Text and Music; Text and Voice; The Nature of Language; The Nature of the Singing Voice; Vowels; Diphthongs; Consonants; Sibilants; Vibrato; Text Effect; Nudity and Performance. Text Underlay in ScoresSinging and Speaking; 4 The Singer and the Actor; Differences Between Singers and Actors; Similarities Between Singers and Actors; The Synthesis of Music, Dance, and Drama; 5 Considerations of Style; The Last Romantic Artist; A Shopping List; Some Composers' Solutions; 6 Singers on Composers; Singers' Biographies; 7 Conclusions and a Way Forward; The Ultimate Challenge of the Voice; How Our Audience Hears; Male and Female Voices: Reason versus Emotion; Going for a Song; Toward a Compositional Theory; 8 Educational Activities; Street Songs; Composing On One Note. Songs without WordsWords without Songs; Identical Texts; Time Limits; One Breath; Writing a Song for Children to Hear; Improvisation; Further Projects; Appendix 1: Vocal Nomenclature; Soprano; Mezzo-Soprano; Alto; Male Alto/Countertenor; Tenor; Baritone; Bass; Appendix 2: An Application of the International Phonetic Alphabet; Bibliography and Further Reading; Index.

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First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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