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Care of the professional voice : a guide to voice management for singers, actors, and professional voice users

Author: D Garfield Davies; Anthony F Jahn; Anat Keidar
Publisher: New York : Routledge, [2015?]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Singer and actors are a unique group of performers, relying almost entirely on their voice for the professional livelihood. Jet lag, amplification, allergens, stress, pollution, and vocal strain all affect vocal performance. Written for the performer, the teacher, and the vocal coach, Care of the Professional Voice offers clear explanations and medical advice on vocal problems and vocal health.Care of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Davies, D Garfield
Care of the Professional Voice : A Guide to Voice Management for Singers, Actors and Professional Voice Users
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis,c2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: D Garfield Davies; Anthony F Jahn; Anat Keidar
ISBN: 9781136799341 1136799346
OCLC Number: 914472316
Notes: First published by Butterworth Heinemann, 1998.
Description: 1 online resource : color illustrations
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Forewords; Acknowledgements; Preface; 1 Anatomy and physiology of the vocal mechanism; 2 Development of the larynx and the voice; 3 Age and voice; 4 Attributes of a good vocal performer; 5 General considerations before performance; 6 Laryngeal disorders: diagnosis, treatment and prevention; 7 Anxiety, artistic temperament and the voice; 8 Popular music and the musical theatre; 9 Travel and the vocal performer; 10 Medications and the professional voice 11 General medical considerations in the vocal performer12 A visit to the laryngologist; 13 Surgery and the vocal artist; 14 A singer's guide to self-diagnosis; Suggested reading; Glossary; Index; Plates
Responsibility: D. Garfield Davies, Anthony F. Jahn, with additional material by Anat Keidar.

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Care of the Professional Voice is an introductory, practical guide to caring for the professional voice, whether it is used for public speaking, drama or any kind of singing. It is designed to be  Read more...

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'This volume should become a staple of every singer/actor's library.' - James Morris, Metropolitan Opera'Anyone whose voice is their livelihood will welcome this succinct and user-friendly book.' - Read more...

 
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