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The Use and Training of the Human Voice: A Bio-Dynamic Approach to Vocal Life

The Use and Training of the Human Voice: A Bio-Dynamic Approach to Vocal Life

3rd Edition
By Arthur Lessac
Copyright: 1997

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ISBN10: 1559346965 | ISBN13: 9781559346962

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Foreword by Frank Langella

Acknowledgements

Introduction

PART I. SEEDING THE SOIL AND BUILDING THE FOUNDATION

1. Theatre As a Laboratory

2. Don’t Envy a Good Voice . . . You Have One!

3. The Duality of Breathing and Posture

4. The Energy of Relaxation: The Creative Art of Resting

PART II. ORGANICALLY CULTIVATING THE BODY’S VOCAL NRG STATES

5. The Dynamics of Consonant NRG: The Music of the Consonants

6. The Dynamics of Tonal NRG: The Music of the Voice Itself

7. The Dynamics of Structural NRG: The Music of the Vowels

8. The Four Neutrals: The Musical Feel of Staccato and Syncopation in Speech

PART III. REAPING WHAT WE SOW

9. Exploring Creative Vocal Life: General Exploring and Discovering

10. Exploring Creative Vocal Life: Specific Exploring and Discovering

11. Exploiting Your Creative Vocal Life Onstage

12. What about a Standard?

APPENDICES

Appendix A: A Comparative Guide to Pronunciation

Appendix B: Some Related Comments

Appendix C: Some Relevant Anatomical Illustrations

Glossary