The Vocal Vision: Views on Voice by 24 Leading Teachers, Coaches and Directors

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Twenty-four leading voice experts speak out on the changing role of voice on stage. Essay topics include:
Re-Discovering Lost Voices
* Thoughts on Theatre, Therapy, and the Art of Voice
* Finding Our Lost Singing Voices
* Voice Training, Where Have We Come From?
* ...
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Overview

Twenty-four leading voice experts speak out on the changing role of voice on stage. Essay topics include:
Re-Discovering Lost Voices
* Thoughts on Theatre, Therapy, and the Art of Voice
* Finding Our Lost Singing Voices
* Voice Training, Where Have We Come From?
* Vocal Coaching in Private Practice
* more.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781557832825
  • Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Publication date: 2/28/2000
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 292
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
I Voice in Theatre and Society
1 Thoughts on Theatre, Therapy and the Art of Voice 3
2 From Beyond Wildness to Body Wisdom, Vocal Life, and Healthful Functioning: A Joyous Struggle for Our Discipline's Future 13
3 That Secret Voice 25
4 Re-Discovering Lost Voices 37
5 Freeing Our Singing Voice 43
6 Singing Acting 51
7 On Training and Pluralism 57
II Theories of Voice
8 Principles of Skill Acquisition Applied to Voice Training 65
9 Voice in a Visual World 81
10 Psycho-Physical Techniques and Their Relevance to Voice and Actor Training 93
11 Voice as a Source of Creativity 107
III The Voice in Historical Context
12 Voice Training, Where Have We Come From? 123
13 "What is a Voice For?": Training and the Rise of the Voice Coach 133
14 "I Charge Thee Speak": John Barrymore and His Voice Coach, Margaret Carrington 143
15 Standard Speech: The Ongoing Debate 155
16 The Roy Hart Theatre: Teaching the Totality of Self 185
IV The Voice and Current Practice
17 A Consumer's Guide to Voice and Speech Training 203
18 Vocal Coaching in Private Practice 215
19 Interface Between Theatre Voice and Speech Trainer and Speech-Language Pathologist 225
20 Pros and Cons of Voice Amplification 237
21 Breathing is Meaning 247
V Last Thoughts
22 The Human Voice: Bridge or Battlefront 255
VI About the Contributors 261
Index 269
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