The Voice Book

Caring For, Protecting, and Improving Your Voice

Author: Kate DeVore

Publisher: Chicago Review Press

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 208

View: 662

Written to save careers one voice at a time through scientifically proven methods and advice, this resource teaches people how to protect and improve one of their most valuable assets: their speaking voice. Simple explanations of vocal anatomy and up-to-date instruction for vocal injury prevention are accompanied by illustrations, photographs, and FAQs. An audio CD of easy-to-follow vocal-strengthening exercises—including Hum and Chew, Puppy Dog Whimper, Sirens, Lip Trills, and Tongue Twisters—is also included, along with information on breathing basics, vocal-cord vibration, and working with students who have medical complications such as asthma, acid reflux, or anxiety.

The Voice Book

Revised Edition

Author: Michael McCallion

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 320

View: 768

First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Voice Book for Trans and Non-Binary People

A Practical Guide to Creating and Sustaining Authentic Voice and Communication

Author: Matthew Mills

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 224

View: 511

Written by two specialist speech and language therapists, this book explains how voice and communication therapy can help transgender and non-binary people to find their authentic voice. It gives a thorough account of the process, from understanding the vocal mechanism through to assimilating new vocal skills and new vocal identity into everyday situations, and includes exercises to change pitch, resonance and intonation. Each chapter features insider accounts from trans and gender diverse individuals who have explored or are exploring voice and communication related to their gender expression, describing key aspects of their experience of creating and maintaining a voice that feels true to them. This guide is an essential, comprehensive source for trans and non-binary individuals who are interested in working towards achieving a different, more authentic voice, and will be a valuable resource for speech and language therapists/pathologists, voice coaches and healthcare professionals.

The Voice

A Spiritual Approach to Singing, Speaking and Communicating

Author: Miriam Jaskierowicz Arman

Publisher: Musicvisions International

ISBN:

Category: Singing

Page: 157

View: 449

The magic of the Bel Canto technique, coveted throughout the ages by singers of every genre, is expertly outlined by internationally renowned vocal pedagogue/technician Miriam Jaskierowicz Arman. Endorsed by many professional singers and organizations, this unique book provides an invaluable tool for anyone choosing to actualize the full potential of his/her instrument. Fully illustrated.

Raise Your Voice

Author: Jaime Vendera

Publisher: Diana Vendera

ISBN:

Category: Music

Page: 459

View: 326

The owner's guide to the voice, this book will help you develop an understanding of the voice and how it works.

The Ear and the Voice

Author: Alfred Tomatis

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN:

Category: Music

Page: 142

View: 964

This book reveals the benefits of Dr. Alfred A. Tomatis's revolutionary listening training techniques. Tomatis's training is directed primarily at singers and artists, though it has been seen to have profoundly theraputic effects on those who suffer from hearing loss and psychological problems. The translation and adaptations provided by the editors of this first English version of Tomatis's work make the content easily accessible to a broad audience, and each of the book's three Parts can be read fruitfully seperately, or together, and in any order. The book will appeal to everyone who wants to understand and experience the benefits of conscious listening.

Anatomy of the Voice

An Illustrated Guide for Singers, Vocal Coaches, and Speech Therapists

Author: Theodore Dimon Jr

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 144

View: 977

The first comprehensive, fully-illustrated approach to the voice that explains the anatomy and mechanics in detailed yet down-to-earth terms, for voice users and professionals of all kinds This book is the first to explain, in clear and concise language, the anatomy and mechanics of the mysterious and complex bodily system we call the voice. Beautifully illustrated with more than 100 detailed images, Anatomy of the Voice guides voice teachers and students, vocal coaches, professional singers and actors, and anyone interested in the voice through the complex landscape of breathing, larynx, throat, face, and jaw. Theodore Dimon, an internationally recognized authority on the subject, as well as an expert in the Alexander Technique, makes unfamiliar terrain accessible and digestible by describing each vocal system in short, manageable sections and explaining complex terminology. The topics he covers include ribs, diaphragm, and muscles of breathing; the intrinsic musculature of the larynx, its structure and action; the suspensory muscles of the throat; the face and jaw; the tongue and palate; and the evolution and function of the larynx.

Finding Your Voice

A Step-by-step Guide for Actors

Author: Barbara Houseman

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN:

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 270

View: 619

Finding your voice can be used as a resource by actors at all levels, form students and young professionals to established and experienced actors. Drama teachers in schools and committed amateur actors who want to increase their vocal skills and understanding will also find it invaluable.

The Voice Bible, New Testament, eBook

Revised and Updated

Author: Ecclesia Bible Society,

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN:

Category: Bibles

Page: 448

View: 416

The VoiceÖ Bible translation is a faithful dynamic translation of the Scriptures done as a collage of compelling narratives, poetry, song, truth, and wisdom. The Voice calls the reader to step into the whole story of Scripture and experience the joy and wonder of GodÆs revelation. Created for and by a church in great transition, The Voice uniquely represents collaboration among scholars, pastors, writers, musicians, poets, and other artists, giving great attention to the beauty of the narrative. The heart of The Voice is retelling the story of the Bible in a form as fluid as modern literary works yet remaining painstakingly true to the original manuscripts. This translation promotes the public reading of longer sections of Scriptureùfollowed by thoughtful engagement with the biblical narrative in its richness and fullness and dramatic flow. This is an updated and revised version of the New Testament edition, now at an even more affordable price. Features include: Italicized information added to help contemporary readers understand what the original readers would have known intuitively In-text commentary notes include cultural, historical, theological, or devotional thoughts Screenplay format, ideal for public readings and group studies Book introductions

Composing for Voice

A Guide for Composers, Singers, and Teachers

Author: Paul Barker

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN:

Category: Music

Page: 205

View: 338

The book primarily focuses on classical vocal music, but also draws on examples from jazz, Broadway/theatrical, operatic, and popular music. From understanding the mechanics of the voice through techniques to wed text to music, this book will aid both composers and vocalists to better understand each other's craft.