The Structure of Singing: System and Art in Vocal Technique

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Schirmer Books, 1996 - 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

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