Care of the professional voice: a guide to voice management for singers, actors and professional voice users

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Routledge, Oct 25, 2004 - Drama - 164 pages
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Singer and actors are a unique group of performers, relying almost entirely on their voice for the professional livelihood. Jet lag, amplification, allergens, stress, pollution, and vocal strain all affect vocal performance. Written for the performer, the teacher, and the vocal coach, Care of the Professional Voice offers clear explanations and medical advice on vocal problems and vocal health. Care of the Professional Voice is written by experts in laryngology in the United States and Great Britain. This new edition includes a singer's guide to self-diagnosis.

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Anatomy and physiology of the vocal mechanism
Development of the larynx and the voice
Age and voice

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Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons: Adjunct Professor of Neurosciences, Rutgers University

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