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The functional unity of the singing voice

Author: Barbara M Doscher
Publisher: Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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An understanding of how the singing voice functions should be a prerequisite for all those who wish to teach singing. And fundamental to any safe and efficient teaching method is the recognition that the singing voice is a functional unit. Consequently, this second edition, like the first, describes the anatomy and physiology of breathing and phonation and examines the acoustical laws necessary for an understanding  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Doscher, Barbara M., 1922-
Functional unity of the singing voice.
Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1994
(OCoLC)639571612
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara M Doscher
ISBN: 0810827085 9780810827080
OCLC Number: 28854020
Description: xix, 331 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Respiration --
Anatomy of the larynx --
Phonation --
Posture --
The physical nature of sound --
Vocal resonance --
Fixed formants and vowel modification --
Vocal registers --
The functional unity of the singing voice : a Gestalt --
Appendix I : vocal abuse and misuse --
Appendix II : vocal hygiene.
Responsibility: by Barbara M. Doscher.

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Describes the anatomy and physiology of breathing and phonation and examines the acoustical laws necessary for an understanding of resonation. Extensive bibliography.  Read more...

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...her credentials for writing on this subject are impeccable. There is little question that this book will join the body of literature on the act of singing as a valued reference. * International Read more...

 
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