The Cambridge Companion to Singing
Cambridge University Press, Apr 13, 2000 - Music - 286 pages
Ranging from medieval music to Madonna and beyond, this book covers in detail the many aspects of the voice.
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Songlines vocal traditions in world music
The evolving language of rap
Jazz singing the first hundred years
Stage and screen entertainers in the twentieth century
Song into theatre the beginnings of opera
Grand opera nineteenthcentury revolution and twentiethcentury tradition
European art song
The voice in the Middle Ages
Reconstructing preRomantic singing technique
Alternative voices contemporary vocal techniques
The teaching and learning of singing
Where does the sound come from?
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