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The Oxford Handbook of Singing

 New,The Oxford Handbook of Singing

  • Author: Howard, David
  • Author: Nix, John
  • Author: Welch, Graham



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  • PART 1: The Anatomy and Physiology of Singing
  • 1 Gillyanne Kayes: Structure and Function of the Singing Voice
  • 2 Tara K Stadelman-Cohen and Robert E Hillman: Voice Dysfunction and Recovery
  • 3 John S Rubin and Ruth Epstein: The Healthy Voice, Lifestyle and Voice Protection (including Exercise, Body Work and Diet)
  • 4 Filipa M B La and Brian P Gill: Physiology and its Impact on the Performance of Singing
  • PART 2: The Acoustics of Singing
  • 5 Alan Watson: Breathing in Singing
  • 6 Christian T Herbst, David M Howard and Jan G Svec: The Sound Source in Singing: Basic Principles and Muscular Adjustments for Fine-tuning Vocal Timbre
  • 7 Brad Story: The Vocal Tract in Singing
  • 8 Johan Sundberg: The Acoustics of Different Genres of Singing
  • 9 Desmond Sergeant: The Developing Voice
  • 10 David M Howard and Eric J Hunter: Perceptual Features of Singing
  • 11 Harald Jers: The Impact of Location on the Singing Voice
  • PART 3: The Psychology of Singing
  • 12 Boris A Kleber and Jean Mary Zarate: The Neuroscience of Singing
  • 13 Johan Sundberg: Intonation in Singing
  • 14 Eduardo Coutinho, Klaus R Scherer and Nicola Dibben: Singing and Emotion
  • 15 Evangelos Himonides: Perceived Quality of a Singing Performance: The Importance of Context
  • 16 Karen Wise: Defining and Explaining Singing Difficulties in Adults
  • 17 Simone Dalla Bella: Vocal Performance in Occasional Singers
  • 18 Graham F Welch and Costanza Preti: Singing as Inter- and Intra-personal Communication
  • 19 Annabel J Cohen and Karen M Ludke: Digital Libraries for Singing: The Example of the AIRS Project
  • PART 4: The Development of Singing across the Lifespan
  • 20 Robert Walker: Socio-cultural, Acoustic, and Environmental Imperatives in the World of Singing
  • 21 Sheila C Woodward: Fetal, Neonatal and Early Infant Experiences of Maternal Singing
  • 22 Sandra E Trehub and Helga Rut Gudmundsdottir: Mothers as Singing Mentors for Infants
  • 23 Margaret S Barrett: Singing and Invented Song-making in Infants and Young Children's Early Learning and Development: from Shared to Independent Song-making
  • 24 Valentine Harding: Children Singing: Nurture, Creativity, and Culture. A Study of Children's Music-making in London, UK, and in West Bengal, India
  • 25 Graham F Welch: Singing and Vocal Development
  • 26 Jenevora Williams and Scott Harrison: Boys' Singing Voice Change in Adolescence
  • 27 Lynne Gackle: Adolescent Girls' Singing Development
  • 28 Diana Parkinson: The Effects of Gender on the Motivation and Benefits Associated with Community Singing in the UK
  • 29 Jane Davidson and Lynne Murray: Voice Management and the Older Singer
  • PART 5: Singing Pedagogy
  • 30 John Nix: Systematic Development of Vocal Technique
  • 31 Susan Knight: Addressing the Needs of the Adult Non-Singer (NS)
  • 32 Jean Callaghan: Teaching the Professional Singer
  • 33 Alma Thomas: Mental Preparation for the Performer
  • 34 Mary King and John Nix: Conservatory Teaching and Learning
  • 35 Jeremy Fisher, Gillyanne Kayes and Lisa Popeil: Pedagogy of Different Sung Genres
  • 36 Michael Edward Edgerton: The Extra-normal Voice
  • 37 Yang Yang, Aaron Carter-Enyi, Nandhu Radhakrishnan, Sophie Grimmer, and John Nix: Vocal Music and Pedagogy of Chinese, African and Indian Genres
  • PART 6: The Collective 'Choral' Voice
  • 38 Ursula Geisler and Karin Johansson: Contemporary Concepts and Practices of Choral Singing
  • 39 Joy Hill: The Youth Choir
  • 40 Timothy Day: Cultural History and a Singing Style: The English Cathedral Tradition
  • 41 Colin Durrant and Maria Varvarigou: Perspectives on Choral Conducting: Theory and Practice
  • 42 Jane Davidson and Robert Faulkner: Group Singing and Social Identity
  • 43 David M Howard: Intonation and Staying in Tune in A Cappella Choral Singing
  • 44 Dag Jansson: Choral Singers' Perceptions of Musical Leadership
  • PART 7: The Wider Benefits of Singing
  • 45 Stephen Clift and Rebekah Gilbert: Can Singing have a Beneficial Effect on Lung Function and Breathing for People with Respiratory Illness?
  • 46 Jane W Davidson and Sandra Garrido: Singing and Psychological Needs
  • 47 Tores Theorell: The Effects and Benefits of Singing Individually and in a Group
  • 48 June Boyce-Tillman: Unchained Melody: The Rise of Orality and Therapeutic Singing
  • PART 8: Singing and Technology
  • 49 Harm K Schutte: Historical Approaches in Revealing the Singing Voice, Part 1
  • 50 Harm K Schutte: Historical Approaches in Revealing the Singing Voice, Part 2
  • 51 Evangelos Himonides: Ave Verum Pentium: Singing, Recording, Archiving and Analysing within the Digital Domain
  • 52 Garyth Nair (decd), David M Howard, and Graham F Welch: Practical Voice Analyses and their Application in the Studio
  • 53 Peter Pabon, David M Howard, Sten Ternstrom, Malte Kob and Gerhard Eckel: Future Perspectives
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