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The structure of singing : system and art in vocal technique

Author: Richard Miller
Publisher: Boston, Massachussets : Schirmer Cengage Learning, [1996].
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Methods (Music)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Miller
ISBN: 002872660X 9780028726601 0534255353 9780534255350
OCLC Number: 965756074
Description: xxii, 372 pages : illustrations, musique ; 24 cm.
Contents: The coordinated vocal onset and release : establishing dynamic muscle equilibrium through onset and release --
The supported singing voice : breath management in singing --
Agility in singing : flexible application of breath power --
The resonant voice : supraglottic considerations in singing --
The well-balanced vowel : vowel differentiation in singing --
Resonance balancing through nasal consonants : the influences of nasal continuants on resonator adjustment --
Resonance balancing through non-nasal consonants : the influence of non-nasal consonants on resonator adjustment --
Sustaining the voice : sostenuto --
Unifying the registers of male voices --
Unifying the registers of the female voice --
Vowel modification in singing : aggiustamento --
Range extension and stabilization in singing --
Messa di voce and dynamic control --
Vibrancy in singing : vibrato and vocal timbre --
Coordinating technique and communication --
Pedagogical attitudes : the aesthetics of vocal timbre --
Healthy singing --
Appendix 1 : laryngeal structure and function --
Appendix 2 : the structure and mechanics of the breath apparatus --
Appendix 3 : the physiology of the vocal tract resonator system --
Appendix 4 : the physical factors of vocal registration --
Appendix 5 : influences of various voiced and unvoiced consonants on resonator adjustment --
Appendix 6 : International phonetic alphabet (IPA) symbols.
Responsibility: Richard Miller.


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