The Structure of Singing: System and Art in Vocal Technique

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Schirmer Books, 1986 - Music - 372 pages
The coordinated vocal onset and release: establishin dynamic muscle equilibrium through onset and release ; The supported singin voice: breath management in singing ; Agility in singing: flexible application of breath power ; The resonant voice: supraglottic cinsiderations in singing ; The well-balansed vowel: vowel differentiation in singing ; Resonance balancing through nasal consonants: the influences of nasal continuants on resonator adjustment ; Resonance balancing through non-nasal consonants on reonator 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 timre ; 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 unvoices consonants on resonator adjustment ; Appendix 6. International phonetic alphabet (IPA) symbols.

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One of the best books around when it comes to opera singing. Providing a great deal of information, starting with vocalization, onset and soft attack, vocal imagery and awareness of passagio. Nor an ... Read full review

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Okay, so I'm embarrassed that I don't own this one. I think I bought it in college and then lost it. It's the quintessential text for a pedagogue. I studied it and underlined it and took notes on it ... Read full review

Contents

Staccato and Onset
12
Breath Management
20
Breathpacing versus More Support
37
Flexible Application
40
Supraglottic Considerations
48
Vowel Differentiation
69
Resonance Balancing through Nonnasal
90
Sostenuto
108
Vibrato and Vocal Timbre
182
Coordinating Technique and Communication
197
The Aesthetics
205
Healthy Singing
218
Laryngeal Structure and Function
241
The Structure and Mechanics of
259
The Physiology of the Vocal Tract
281
The Physical factors of Vocal
287

Unifying the Registers of Male Voices
115
Unifying the Registers of the Female Voice
132
23
145
aggiustamento
150
Range Extension and Stabilization in Singing
161
Messa di voce and Dynamic Control
171
Influences of Various Voiced
293
Glossary of Vocal Terms
311
Books
350
Index
367
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