skip to content
The human voice : the story of a remarkable talent Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The human voice : the story of a remarkable talent

Author: Anne Karpf
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Anne Karpf aims to establish a sense of the importance of the human voice and to investigate its physiological, social, psychological, emotional and cultural history and significance.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Karpf
ISBN: 9780747585374 0747585377
OCLC Number: 225521434
Description: xi, 399 [2] pages ; 20 cm
Contents: What the voice can tell us --
How the voice achieves its range and power --
How we colour our voices with pitch, volume, and tempo --
What makes the voice distinctly human --
The impact of the mother's voice (even in the womb) --
Mothertalk: the melody of intimacy --
The emergence of the baby's voice --
Do I really sound like that? --
How our emotions shape the sounds we make (and other people hear them) --
Male and female voices: stereotyped or different? --
How men and women's voices are changing (and why) --
Cultural differences in the voice --
From oral to literate society --
The public voice --
How technology has transformed the voice --
Voiceprints and voice theft --
How people and corporations are trying to change the voice.
Responsibility: Anne Karpf.

Abstract:

The extraordinary untold story of the human voice  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'Thrilling ... crammed with fact, incident, anecdote and research' Fiona Shaw 'The voice is fundamental, intimate and difficult. There could hardly be a better subject for a book' Independent Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/225521434> # The human voice : the story of a remarkable talent
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "225521434" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/865469051#Topic/voice_quality> ; # Voice Quality
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/865469051#Topic/phonation> ; # Phonation
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/612.78/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1168739> ; # Voice
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85144224> ; # Voice
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/865469051#Topic/speech> ; # Speech
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/73918971> ; # Anne Karpf
   schema:datePublished "2007" ;
   schema:description "What the voice can tell us -- How the voice achieves its range and power -- How we colour our voices with pitch, volume, and tempo -- What makes the voice distinctly human -- The impact of the mother's voice (even in the womb) -- Mothertalk: the melody of intimacy -- The emergence of the baby's voice -- Do I really sound like that? -- How our emotions shape the sounds we make (and other people hear them) -- Male and female voices: stereotyped or different? -- How men and women's voices are changing (and why) -- Cultural differences in the voice -- From oral to literate society -- The public voice -- How technology has transformed the voice -- Voiceprints and voice theft -- How people and corporations are trying to change the voice."@en ;
   schema:description "Anne Karpf aims to establish a sense of the importance of the human voice and to investigate its physiological, social, psychological, emotional and cultural history and significance."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/865469051> ;
   schema:genre "Popular works"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "The human voice : the story of a remarkable talent"@en ;
   schema:productID "225521434" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/225521434#PublicationEvent/london_bloomsbury_2007> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/865469051#Agent/bloomsbury> ; # Bloomsbury
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780747585374> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA733133> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/225521434> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1168739> # Voice
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Voice"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/73918971> # Anne Karpf
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Karpf" ;
   schema:givenName "Anne" ;
   schema:name "Anne Karpf" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780747585374>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0747585377" ;
   schema:isbn "9780747585374" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.