Historical Vocal Pedagogy Classics

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Overview

The late Berton Coffin's considerable research in areas related to the art of singing has resulted in these reviews, with interpretations of vocal pedagogy classics in light of contemporary observations and findings. This volume contains a series of eighteen book reviews of the master singing teachers from Tosi (1723) to L. Lehmann (1914). Paperback edition available 2002.
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Editorial Reviews

Notes: Quarterly Journal of Music Library Association
...a valuable aid in raising the standards of vocal pedagogy courses required of voice majors....
Notes: Quarterly Journal of Music Library Association
...a valuable aid in raising the standards of vocal pedagogy courses required of voice majors....
Notes: The Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association
...a valuable aid in raising the standards of vocal pedagogy courses required of voice majors....
Notes: Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association
...a valuable aid in raising the standards of vocal pedagogy courses required of voice majors....
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In this reprint of a 1995 work, David (voice, Dunwoody School for the Arts) presents pedagogy for teaching voice that is based on an understanding of the structure and function of the vocal and respiratory tracts of the human body. The pedagogy incorporates information from laryngology, voice therapy, voice science, and traditional voice pedagogies. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780810844124
  • Publisher: The Scarecrow Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/1/1989
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 5.46 (w) x 8.16 (h) x 0.98 (d)

Meet the Author

The late Berton Coffin's teachings and writings established him as an international authority on vocal pedagogy. Professor Emeritus, University of Colorado, Boulder, he also lived and taught in Europe from 1976 to 1983—in his private studio in Vienna; during summers with the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria; and in twenty-one opera houses in Austria, Denmark, Germany, Italy, and Switzerland. He presented master classes in the United States and in Europe and served as a visiting professor of voice at U.S. universities. Dr. Coffin, baritone, held academic and professional music degrees from Columbia University, Eastman School of Music, Chicago Musical College, and Earlham College.
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