As an ablebodied and classically trained singer and actor, articulation to me is that practical space where lips, teeth, tongue and so on (those […]

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Bel canto singing

Bel canto singing refers to the classical (Italian) operatic singing tradition where an emphasis is placed on bringing sung pitch and the resonance of […]

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Community choir singing

Community choir can be defined as a choir that draws its membership from a community at large and is inclusive. In the US, choir […]

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Consonants are classified as fricatives (generated by moving air turbulently through some part of the vocal apparatus), unvoiced plosives (bursts of air resulting from opening a […]

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Language / writing / text

There is a pervasive tendency in the academy to assume (and theorize) equivalence between language, writing, and text. Despite the strenuous attempts of many […]

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Perceived Benefits of Choral Singing

A growing body of literature suggests that participation in a choir may have physical, psychological, and cognitive benefits. That is, adults who participate in […]

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Rhetoric is, to most, an outdated field of study: one that smacks of the 19th century and other questionable historic fads, such as ethnographic […]

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Singing Pedagogy

The systematic training of the vocal apparatus for the production of vocal sound that is aesthetically desirable within a particular singing tradition and/or musical […]

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When a recorded audio signal is periodic and its period is within the range permitting audible pitch, it can be expanded into a Fourier […]

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Traditional Singing

Stylistic approaches to singing as codified by a cultural group or (imagined) folk community.

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