Vocal health in the choral rehearsal: Common ground for operatically trained singers, studio voice teachers and choral conductors

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Title:
Vocal health in the choral rehearsal: Common ground for operatically trained singers, studio voice teachers and choral conductors
Author:
Weiss, John R.
Issue Date:
2001
Publisher:
The University of Arizona.
Rights:
Copyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.
Abstract:
Recent research and experimentation by Johan Sundberg, Ingo R. Titze, Mirano Hirano, William Vennard, and many others have contributed greatly to the understanding of voice physiology and function. Nevertheless, much anecdotal evidence reveals that there are continuing vocal problems experienced by operatically trained singers in the collegiate choral rehearsal. Although previous research has dealt with these problems in various specialized ways, no study has attempted to integrate contemporary voice research with vocal pedagogy and choral methodology. This study will summarize the last thirty years of research in the physiology and function of the singing voice. In addition, it will present relevant vocal health concerns, and discuss possible causes of vocal fatigue. Finally, this study will suggest some choral rehearsal techniques that incorporate basic knowledge of voice function. By utilizing these techniques, operatically trained singers should be able to participate in a collegiate choral ensemble without experiencing vocal fatigue, compromising vocal development, or risking vocal injury.
Type:
text; Dissertation-Reproduction (electronic)
Keywords:
Music.; Education, Music.
Degree Name:
D.M.A.
Degree Level:
doctoral
Degree Program:
Graduate College; Music and Dance
Degree Grantor:
University of Arizona
Advisor:
Chamberlain, Bruce

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dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.titleVocal health in the choral rehearsal: Common ground for operatically trained singers, studio voice teachers and choral conductorsen_US
dc.creatorWeiss, John R.en_US
dc.contributor.authorWeiss, John R.en_US
dc.date.issued2001en_US
dc.publisherThe University of Arizona.en_US
dc.rightsCopyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.en_US
dc.description.abstractRecent research and experimentation by Johan Sundberg, Ingo R. Titze, Mirano Hirano, William Vennard, and many others have contributed greatly to the understanding of voice physiology and function. Nevertheless, much anecdotal evidence reveals that there are continuing vocal problems experienced by operatically trained singers in the collegiate choral rehearsal. Although previous research has dealt with these problems in various specialized ways, no study has attempted to integrate contemporary voice research with vocal pedagogy and choral methodology. This study will summarize the last thirty years of research in the physiology and function of the singing voice. In addition, it will present relevant vocal health concerns, and discuss possible causes of vocal fatigue. Finally, this study will suggest some choral rehearsal techniques that incorporate basic knowledge of voice function. By utilizing these techniques, operatically trained singers should be able to participate in a collegiate choral ensemble without experiencing vocal fatigue, compromising vocal development, or risking vocal injury.en_US
dc.typetexten_US
dc.typeDissertation-Reproduction (electronic)en_US
dc.subjectMusic.en_US
dc.subjectEducation, Music.en_US
thesis.degree.nameD.M.A.en_US
thesis.degree.leveldoctoralen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineGraduate Collegeen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineMusic and Danceen_US
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Arizonaen_US
dc.contributor.advisorChamberlain, Bruceen_US
dc.identifier.proquest3023509en_US
dc.identifier.bibrecord.b41957696en_US
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