Singing and the Actor

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Taylor & Francis, 2005 - Performing Arts - 200 pages

Singing and the Actor takes the reader step by step through a practical training programme relevant to the modern singing actor and dancer. A variety of contemporary voice qualities including Belting and Twang are explained, with excercises for each topic.

 

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Contents

Foreword
vii
How the Voice Works
1
Training Your Voice
41
Working the Text
119
Afterword
190
Glossary
191
List of exercises and song assignments
193
Index
197
Index of song titles
200
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About the author (2005)

A leading exponent of Estill Voice Craft, Gillyanne Kayes runs a vocal consultancy, trouble-shooting for teachers and choral directors. Many West End and pop artistes have already benefited from her accurate and practical information about the singing voice. She is much in demand as a seminar leader and workshop facilitator

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