The Diagnosis and Correction of Vocal Faults

The Diagnosis and Correction of Vocal Faults
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Author: James C. McKinney
Pages: 213
ISBN: 9781478638810
Release: 2005-02-28
Editor: Waveland Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Popular for more than two decades among college voice teachers and their students, this outstanding, authoritative vocal pedagogy text is an invaluable manual. It thoroughly examines the vocal problems prospective voice teachers will encounter daily in the teaching studio and choral rehearsal. The author’s approach is a unique one, based in large part on diagnostic procedures similar to those used by doctors. As each vocal fault is presented, its identifying characteristics or symptoms are stated, its possible causes are discussed, and corrective procedures are suggested. An especially valuable feature is the book’s accompanying audio files (available here for download) that contains 14 male and female voice samples of the various vocal faults discussed in the text, enabling students to better identify basic characteristic sounds associated with each fault. Current and prospective choir directors and voice teachers who need help in improving the vocal sounds of choir members or students will find this practical guide-book to be an ever-present help in time of trouble.

The Diagnosis Correction of Vocal Faults

The Diagnosis   Correction of Vocal Faults
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Author: James C. McKinney
Pages: 213
ISBN: 1565939409
Release: 1994
Editor: Singular

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Practical reference manual and accompanying audiotape deal with the vocal problems encountered daily in the teaching studio and choral rehearsal Accompanying audiotape contains 14 voice samples cross-referenced to text Male and female voice samples help to identify basic characteristic sounds associated with each fault

Diagnosis and Correction of Vocal Faults

Diagnosis and Correction of Vocal Faults
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Author: James C. McKinney
Pages: 213
ISBN: 1577664035
Release: 2005-01-01
Editor: Waveland PressInc

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

CONTENTSDiagnosing Vocal Faults. A Basic Approach to Vocal Sound. Posture. Breathing and Support. Phonation. Registration. Voice Classification. Resonation. Articulation. The Speaking Voice. Coordination. Index.

The Diagnosis Correction of Vocal Faults

The Diagnosis   Correction of Vocal Faults
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Author: James C. McKinney
Pages: 222
ISBN: OCLC:31024171
Release: 1982
Editor: Unknown

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Vocal Technique

Vocal Technique
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Author: Julia Davids,Stephen LaTour
Pages: 295
ISBN: 9781478608455
Release: 2012-03-13
Editor: Waveland Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Vocal Technique: A Guide for Conductors, Teachers, and Singers is the first book to connect the disciplines of vocal pedagogy, vocal science, and choral technique. It fills a need for accurate, well-researched, and easy-to-read information on how to teach and learn singing in both solo and choral contexts. This concise yet comprehensive guidebook offers numerous, practical voice-building and problem-solving suggestions and exercises, as well as clear photographs and elegant illustrations. The authors thoroughly address important topics such as breathing, onset, resonance, vowel modification, vibrato, register transitions, range extension, intonation, changing voices (both adolescent and aging), and vocal health. They integrate the perspectives of renowned artists, choral professionals, vocal pedagogues, and the latest in vocal science. This is a must-have for conductors, voice teachers, and music educators, and will benefit solo and choral singers of all ages and abilities.

The Singer s Guide to Complete Health

The Singer s Guide to Complete Health
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Author: Anthony F. Jahn
Pages: 528
ISBN: 9780195374032
Release: 2013-08-01
Editor: OUP USA

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Anthony Jahn, M.D., internationally-acclaimed for his work as an "opera doctor" with some of the most prestigious opera companies in the world, brings together some of the profession's greatest doctors, performers, and instructors in a thorough and comprehensible guidebook on all aspects of health and disease that affect the voice.

The Diagnosis and Correction of Vocal Faults

The Diagnosis and Correction of Vocal Faults
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Author: James C McKinney
Pages: 214
ISBN: 0767306600
Release: 1995-07-01
Editor: Unknown

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The New Voice Pedagogy

The New Voice Pedagogy
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Author: Marilee David
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9780810881419
Release: 2008-03-07
Editor: Scarecrow Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The New Voice Pedagogy provides instruction and exercises for various aspects of singing based on the physiology of the voice and the concepts of voice therapy, laryngology, and voice science. This second edition includes new and expanded chapters on Ethics, The Singer Outside the Studio, and When the Voice is Sick.

Solutions for Singers

Solutions for Singers
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Author: Richard Miller
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780199882847
Release: 2004-01-08
Editor: Oxford University Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

While many texts and courses on the art of singing offer comprehensive overviews of technique and performance, few have time to delve into the specific questions they spawn. Solutions for Singers explores these unanswered questions, filling in gaps that professional performers, students of singing, and voice teachers have long sought to close. Fielding over 200 questions, distinguished teacher and performer Richard Miller tackles problems raised during hundreds of his master classes and pedagogy courses. He deliberately avoids abstract generalities, concentrating instead on specific, recurring questions: What are some good exercises to loosen or relax tension in the back of the tongue? Do you apply the same principles regarding breathing to a younger student that you do to older students? What is meant by voiced and unvoiced consonants? Is there a female falsetto? Through such specialized questions, Miller probes the very essence of artistic expression. The questions are organized under ten broad topics, which Miller considers from various angles. He couples traditional and modern philosophies to present the most relevant and precise solutions. The result is an invaluable handbook for singers, which, read either sequentially or selectively, provides a unique and pragmatic approach to vocal artistry and technique.

Cantabile

Cantabile
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Author: Katharin Rundus
Pages: 212
ISBN: 9781540023650
Release: 2009-07-01
Editor: Hal Leonard Corporation

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

(Pavane Publications). This vocal pedagogy textbook breaks the mold. Filled with anatomical drawings, pictures, graphs and valuable vocal exercises, this book is wisely and attractively organized. Plus, every chapter includes a section specifically for the choral director!

Training Tenor Voices

Training Tenor Voices
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Author: Richard Miller
Pages: 173
ISBN: UCAL:B3293490
Release: 1993
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Performance demands on the tenor exceed those of every other vocal category, often necessitating more vocal stamina and greater dramatic subtlety. Moreover, teaching the several categories of the tenor voice presents teachers of singing with a series of problems not encountered with any other voice type. The tenor voice remains, in short, a mystery to most audiences and teachers alike. Training Tenor Voices presents a unique combination of historical and pedagogical information on how tenors sing. Designed as a practical program for singers, teachers, and voice professionals, the book places emphasis on the special nature of the tenor voice and the proper physiological functioning that leads to the establishment of vocal proficiency. It supplies practical information on instruction for each category of the tenor voice; recommends the kinds of literature to sing and to avoid; and provides an effective system for voice building, including registration factors, techniques for breath coordination, vowel modification ("covering"), resonance balancing, range extension, the development of vocal agility, and maintaining the high tessitura and sostenuto. The book also includes dozens of technical exercises; numerous anatomical illustrations; musical examples; the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) symbols; unique spectrographic analyses of such famous tenors as Jussi Bjoerling, Franco Corelli, Placido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti; a glossary of terms; and a bibliography.

The Expressive Actor

The Expressive Actor
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Author: Michael Lugering
Pages: 264
ISBN: 9780415669306
Release: 2012
Editor: Routledge

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

"The study of acting should not begin with an exploration of feeling, perception, imagination, memories, intention, personalization, self-identification... or even performance—but physical action." Michael Lugering's The Expressive Actor presents a foundational, preparatory training method, using movement to unlock the entire acting process. Its action-based perspective integrates voice, movement and basic acting training into a unified approach. A wealth of exercises and diagrams guide the reader through this internationally taught program, making it an ideal step-by-step course for both solo and classroom use. Through this course, voice and body training becomes more than a simple skill-building activity – it is the central prerequisite to any actor training. This new Routledge edition has been fully updated, to include: A revised prologue, further discussing the historical and philosophical grounding of The Lugering Method A new introduction, with particular focus on the integrative nature of the method and how the book should be used. New developments, clarifications, and 12 new exercises. 6 new illustrative diagrams.

Securing Baritone Bass Baritone and Bass Voices

Securing Baritone  Bass Baritone  and Bass Voices
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Author: Richard Miller
Pages: 209
ISBN: 9780195322651
Release: 2008-03-19
Editor: Oxford University Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The first thorough and comprehensive treatment of low male voices, this book draws on techniques and practical advice from Miller's years of professional experience as a performer and pedagogue. Focussing on securing the technical stability of the male voice, the book offers practical advice to students, their teachers, and professional performers, through numerous practical exercises and repertoire suggestions appropriate to various stages of development. Miller synthesizes historic vocal pedagogy with the latest research on the singing voice, always emphasizing the special nature of the male voice and the proper physiological functioning for vocal proficiency.

The Functional Unity of the Singing Voice

The Functional Unity of the Singing Voice
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Author: Barbara Doscher
Pages: 331
ISBN: 9780810827080
Release: 1994
Editor: Scarecrow Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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

On the Art of Singing

On the Art of Singing
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Author: Richard Miller
Pages: 318
ISBN: 0195098250
Release: 1996
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A collection of essays looks at all aspects of the art of singing, from the physiology and acoustics of the singing voice to career building.

Dynamics of the Singing Voice

Dynamics of the Singing Voice
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Author: Meribeth Bunch
Pages: 197
ISBN: 9783709120651
Release: 2013-11-11
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Every discipline tends to develop its own particular language and ways of communicating. This is true also about the various disciplines that talk about and describe the human voice - particularly as it relates to singing. The aim of this book is to bridge any gaps in communication, foster better understanding of the singing voice and encourage collaboration between those involved in performance, teaching, therapy and medicine. Because there is increasing interest in research in all these disciplines, creating a "common ground" for communication about the singing voice is essential for mutual understanding and for effective prevention and treatment of disorders in singers. One object for the artistic and scientific professions is to understand each other better by finding a vocabulary and terminology which they can share and use effectively. Difficulty in communication often arises when a singer or teacher of singing attempts to describe something sensory in nature by use of imagery and sign-language to non-singers, including the health and medical profes sions; and, in the same way, the use of obscure and sometimes frightening terminology by those in the medical sciences when offering explanations to singers. Teaching and simple language was and is needed from both sides. A number of advances are helping to create rapid change in bridging gaps in communication and in adding new information: 1. The formation of Associations for Performing Arts Medicine on a na tional and international scale are bringing new awareness to those who work with singers and other artists.

Song

Song
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Author: Carol Kimball
Pages: 600
ISBN: 9781476853529
Release: 2006-12-01
Editor: Hal Leonard Corporation

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

(Book). Carol Kimball's comprehensive survey of art song literature has been the principal one-volume American source on the topic. Now back in print after an absence of several years, this newly revised edition includes biographies and discussions of the work of 150 composers of various nationalities, as well as articles on styles of various schools of composition.

Exploring the Diagnosis and Correction of Vocal Faults Encountered During the Training of the Classical Singing Voice

Exploring the Diagnosis and Correction of Vocal Faults Encountered During the Training of the Classical Singing Voice
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Author: Cora-Mari Van Vuuren
Pages: 148
ISBN: OCLC:1126581059
Release: 2017
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The aim of this study is to provide a framework to diagnose and correct vocal faults encountered in the training of the classical singing voice with regard to the foundational aspects of classical vocal technique. The study follows a qualitative research approach to investigate and interpret authoritative literature sources. The research problem of this dissertation is approached by means of a narrative literature review and is conducted within an interpretive paradigm. The investigation of the diagnosis and correction of vocal faults revealed that: Firstly, the foundational aspects of classical vocal technique include dynamic body alignment, breath management, phonation, resonation, articulation, registration and vibrato. Secondly, vocal faults are directly linked, or can be traced directly to the interdependent foundational aspects of classical vocal technique. Thirdly, vocal faults occur when sound is produced in such a way that it can cause temporary or permanent damage to the voice and occur when the foundational aspects involved in the act of singing are employed incorrectly. It is recommended that voice teachers assist singing students to understand the foundational aspects of the complex and intricate processes underlying the classical vocal technique to produce healthy vocal sound. Also, exercises that are employed to assist in the correction of vocal faults must focus on creating a healthy balance within the processes of the foundational aspects of classical vocal technique to prevent hyper- or hypo-functionality.

Your Voice an Inside View

Your Voice  an Inside View
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Author: Scott Jeffrey McCoy
Pages: 180
ISBN: UOM:39015057569934
Release: 2004
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Chapters: Listening to Singers; Nature of Sound; Vocal Resonance; The Source/Filter Theory of Voice Production-Formant; Voice Analysis; Voice Registers; Anatomy for Singing; Breathing for Singing; Phonation; Articulatory Anatomy; The Ear and Hearing; Vocal Health; Listening to Singers, Rating Sheet; Frequencies of the Equal Tempered Musical Scale. with index.

Training Soprano Voices

Training Soprano Voices
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Author: Richard Miller
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9780199880973
Release: 2000-08-10
Editor: Oxford University Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Training Soprano Voices provides a complete and reliable system for training each type of soprano voice. Designed as a practical program for singers, teachers, and voice professionals, it couples historic vocal pedagogy with the latest research on the singing voice, emphasizing the special nature of the soprano voice and the proper physiological functioning for vocal proficiency. Renowned singing teacher Richard Miller supplies a detailed description for each of the nine categories of soprano voices. For each category he then surveys the appropriate literature and provides an effective system for voice building, including techniques for breath management, vibratory response, resonance balancing, language articulation, vocal agility, sostenuto, proper vocal registration, and dynamic control. The book concludes with a daily regimen of vocal development for healthy singing and artistic performance. It also features dozens of technical exercises, vocalization material taken from the performance literature, and numerous anatomical illustrations. Unique in its focus on a single voice, Training Soprano Voices is likely to set the standard in voice training for years to come.