A Basic Countertenor Method

A Basic Countertenor Method

A Basic Countertenor Method

A Basic Countertenor Method

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Designed for both the teacher and student, this guide provides a complete review of techniques used in countertenor singing. With illustrated diagrams and exercises, the vital aspects of resonance, different registers, breathing, and vocal agility are explored.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781871082821
Publisher: Kahn & Averill Publishers
Publication date: 12/31/2005
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Peter Giles is a professional vocalist, who studies under John Winthworth and Arthur Hewlett.

Table of Contents

Foreword Preface and Introduction 1. Historical note 2. The steady voice 3. Some vocal cautions and counsel 4. The teaching, or otherwise, of vocal registration and how it affects the countertenor 5. Historical vocal colour and its implications for the singer today 6. The method 7. The exclusive use of Mode Two, and further development of the through-range 8. Exercises of greater length 9. The voice and its further workings 10. Upper Mode Two and small or pipe register 11. Some final thoughts Booklist for further practical work and study
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