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The Oxford handbook of singing / edited by Graham F. Welch, David M. Howard and John Nix.

Contributor(s): Welch, Graham F [edt] | Howard, David M, 1956- [edt] | Nix, John, 1963- [edt].
Series: Oxford handbooks: Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2019Edition: First edition, impression: 1.Description: xxxvi, 1150 illustrationer, musiknoter.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780199660773.Subject(s): Sångrösten | Sångteknik | Sång -- fysiologiska aspekter | Sång -- psykologiska aspekter | Sång -- sociala aspekterGenre/Form: Handböcker, manualer etc.DDC classification: 782
Contents:
Innehåll: Structure and function of the singing voice / Gillyanne Kayes -- Voice dysfunction and recovery / Tara K. Stadelman-Cohen, Robert E. Hillman -- The healthy voice, lifestyle and voice protection (including exercise, body work and diet) / John S. Rubin, Ruth Epstein -- Physiology and its impact on the performance of singing / Filipa M. B. Lã, Brian P. Gill -- Breathing in singing / Alan Watson -- The sound source in singing: basic principles and muscular adjustments for fine-tuning vocal timbre / Christian T. Herbst, David M. Howard, Jan G. Švec -- The vocal tract in singing / Brad Story -- The acoustics of different genres of singing ; Intonation in singing / Johan Sundberg -- The developing voice / Desmond Sergeant -- Perceptual features in singing / David M. Howard, Eric J. Hunter -- The impact of location on the singing voice / Harald Jers -- The neuroscience of singing / Boris A. Kleber, Jean Mary Zarate -- Singing and emotion / Eduardo Coutinho, Klaus R. Scherer, Nicola Dibben -- Perceived quality of a singing performance: the importance of context ; Ave verum pentium: singing, recording, archiving and analyzing within the digital domain / Evangelos Himonides -- Defining and explaining singing difficulties in adults / Karen Wise -- Vocal performance in occasional singers / Simone Dalla Bella -- Singing as inter- and intra-personal communication / Graham F. Welch, Costanza Preti -- Digital libraries for singing: the example of the AIRS project / Annabel J. Cohen, Karen M. Ludke -- Socio-cultural, acoustic and environmental imperatives in the world of singing / Robert Walker -- Fetal, neonatal and early infant experiences of maternal singing / Sheila C. Woodward -- Mothers as singing mentors for infants / Sandra E. Trehub, Helga Rut Gudmundsdottir -- Singing and invented song-making in infants' and young children's early learning and development: from shared to independent song-making / Margaret S. Barrett -- Children singing: nurture, creativity and culture. A study of children's music-making in London, UK and in West Bengal, India / Valentine Harding -- Singing and vocal development / Graham F. Welch -- Boys' singing voice change in adolescence / Jenevora Williams, Scott Harrison -- Adolescent girls' singing development / Lynne Gackle -- The effects of gender on the motivation and benefits associated with community singing in the UK / Diana Parkinson -- Voice management and the older singer / Jane W. Davidson, Lynne Murray -- Systematic development of vocal technique / John Nix -- Addressing the needs of the adult "non-singer" ("NS") / Susan Knight -- Teaching the professional singer / Jean Callaghan -- Mental preparation for the performer / Alma Thomas -- Conservatory teaching and learning / Mary King, John Nix -- Pedagogy of different sung genres / Jeremy Fisher, Gillyanne Kayes, Lisa Popeil -- The extra-normal voice / Michael Edward Edgerton -- Vocal music and pedagogy of Chinese, African and Indian genres / Yang Yang, Aaron Carter Ényì, Nandhu Radhakrishnan , Sophie Grimmer, John Nix -- Contemporary concepts and practices of choral singing / Ursula Geisler, Karin Johansson -- The youth choir / Joy Hill -- Cultural history and a singing style: "the English cathedral tradition" / Timothy Day -- Perspectives on choral conducting: theory and practice / Colin Durrant, Maria Varvarigou -- Group singing and social identity / Jane W. Davidson, Robert Faulkner -- Intonation and staying in tune in a cappella choral singing / David M. Howard -- Choral singers' perceptions of musical leadership / Dag Jansson -- Can singing have beneficial effect on lung function and breathing for people with respiratory illness? / Stephen Clift, Rebekah Gilbert -- Singing and psychological needs / Jane W. Davidson, Sandra Garrido -- The effects and benefits of singing individually and in a group / Töres Theorell -- Unchained melody: the rise of orality and therapeutic singing / June Boyce-Tillman -- Historical approaches in revealing the singing voice, part 1 ; Historical approaches in revealing the singing voice, part 2 / Harm K. Schutte -- Practical voice analyses and their application in the studio / Garyth Nair, David M. Howard, Graham F. Welch -- Future perspectives / Peter Pabon, David M. Howard, Sten Ternström, Malte Kob, Gerhard Eckel
Summary: Singing has been a characteristic behaviour of humanity across several millennia. Chorus America (2009) estimated that 42.6 million adults and children regularly sing in one of 270,000 choruses in the US, representing more than 1:5 households. Similarly, recent European-based data suggest that more than 37 million adults take part in group singing. The Oxford Handbook of Singing' is a landmark text on this topic. It is a comprehensive resource for anyone who wishes to know more about the pluralistic nature of singing. In part, the narrative adopts a lifespan approach, pre-cradle to senescence, to illustrate that singing is a commonplace behaviour which is an essential characteristic of our humanity. In the overall design of the Handbook, the chapter contents have been clustered into eight main sections, embracing fifty-three chapters by seventy-two authors, drawn from across the world, with each chapter illustrating and illuminating a particular aspect of singing. Offering a multi-disciplinary perspective embracing the arts and humanities, physical, social and clinical sciences, the book will be valuable for a broad audience within those fields
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Innehåll: Structure and function of the singing voice / Gillyanne Kayes -- Voice dysfunction and recovery / Tara K. Stadelman-Cohen, Robert E. Hillman -- The healthy voice, lifestyle and voice protection (including exercise, body work and diet) / John S. Rubin, Ruth Epstein -- Physiology and its impact on the performance of singing / Filipa M. B. Lã, Brian P. Gill -- Breathing in singing / Alan Watson -- The sound source in singing: basic principles and muscular adjustments for fine-tuning vocal timbre / Christian T. Herbst, David M. Howard, Jan G. Švec -- The vocal tract in singing / Brad Story -- The acoustics of different genres of singing ; Intonation in singing / Johan Sundberg -- The developing voice / Desmond Sergeant -- Perceptual features in singing / David M. Howard, Eric J. Hunter -- The impact of location on the singing voice / Harald Jers -- The neuroscience of singing / Boris A. Kleber, Jean Mary Zarate -- Singing and emotion / Eduardo Coutinho, Klaus R. Scherer, Nicola Dibben -- Perceived quality of a singing performance: the importance of context ; Ave verum pentium: singing, recording, archiving and analyzing within the digital domain / Evangelos Himonides -- Defining and explaining singing difficulties in adults / Karen Wise -- Vocal performance in occasional singers / Simone Dalla Bella -- Singing as inter- and intra-personal communication / Graham F. Welch, Costanza Preti -- Digital libraries for singing: the example of the AIRS project / Annabel J. Cohen, Karen M. Ludke -- Socio-cultural, acoustic and environmental imperatives in the world of singing / Robert Walker -- Fetal, neonatal and early infant experiences of maternal singing / Sheila C. Woodward -- Mothers as singing mentors for infants / Sandra E. Trehub, Helga Rut Gudmundsdottir -- Singing and invented song-making in infants' and young children's early learning and development: from shared to independent song-making / Margaret S. Barrett -- Children singing: nurture, creativity and culture. A study of children's music-making in London, UK and in West Bengal, India / Valentine Harding -- Singing and vocal development / Graham F. Welch -- Boys' singing voice change in adolescence / Jenevora Williams, Scott Harrison -- Adolescent girls' singing development / Lynne Gackle -- The effects of gender on the motivation and benefits associated with community singing in the UK / Diana Parkinson -- Voice management and the older singer / Jane W. Davidson, Lynne Murray -- Systematic development of vocal technique / John Nix -- Addressing the needs of the adult "non-singer" ("NS") / Susan Knight -- Teaching the professional singer / Jean Callaghan -- Mental preparation for the performer / Alma Thomas -- Conservatory teaching and learning / Mary King, John Nix -- Pedagogy of different sung genres / Jeremy Fisher, Gillyanne Kayes, Lisa Popeil -- The extra-normal voice / Michael Edward Edgerton -- Vocal music and pedagogy of Chinese, African and Indian genres / Yang Yang, Aaron Carter Ényì, Nandhu Radhakrishnan , Sophie Grimmer, John Nix -- Contemporary concepts and practices of choral singing / Ursula Geisler, Karin Johansson -- The youth choir / Joy Hill -- Cultural history and a singing style: "the English cathedral tradition" / Timothy Day -- Perspectives on choral conducting: theory and practice / Colin Durrant, Maria Varvarigou -- Group singing and social identity / Jane W. Davidson, Robert Faulkner -- Intonation and staying in tune in a cappella choral singing / David M. Howard -- Choral singers' perceptions of musical leadership / Dag Jansson -- Can singing have beneficial effect on lung function and breathing for people with respiratory illness? / Stephen Clift, Rebekah Gilbert -- Singing and psychological needs / Jane W. Davidson, Sandra Garrido -- The effects and benefits of singing individually and in a group / Töres Theorell -- Unchained melody: the rise of orality and therapeutic singing / June Boyce-Tillman -- Historical approaches in revealing the singing voice, part 1 ; Historical approaches in revealing the singing voice, part 2 / Harm K. Schutte -- Practical voice analyses and their application in the studio / Garyth Nair, David M. Howard, Graham F. Welch -- Future perspectives / Peter Pabon, David M. Howard, Sten Ternström, Malte Kob, Gerhard Eckel

Singing has been a characteristic behaviour of humanity across several millennia. Chorus America (2009) estimated that 42.6 million adults and children regularly sing in one of 270,000 choruses in the US, representing more than 1:5 households. Similarly, recent European-based data suggest that more than 37 million adults take part in group singing. The Oxford Handbook of Singing' is a landmark text on this topic. It is a comprehensive resource for anyone who wishes to know more about the pluralistic nature of singing. In part, the narrative adopts a lifespan approach, pre-cradle to senescence, to illustrate that singing is a commonplace behaviour which is an essential characteristic of our humanity. In the overall design of the Handbook, the chapter contents have been clustered into eight main sections, embracing fifty-three chapters by seventy-two authors, drawn from across the world, with each chapter illustrating and illuminating a particular aspect of singing. Offering a multi-disciplinary perspective embracing the arts and humanities, physical, social and clinical sciences, the book will be valuable for a broad audience within those fields

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