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Introduction

  • Meribeth A. Bunch

Abstract

Singing1 is a sensory-motor phenomenon that requires particular balanced physical skills. When these skills are developed in a sensitive performer singing becomes an art. In its history as an art form, singing has been endowed with various terminologies, methods and tastes, many the result of attempts to define empirically the perceptual aspects; as a consequence vocal pedagogy sometimes borders on the chaotic. So, to borrow a phrase from Gilbert and Sullivan, the purpose of this book is to redress the “nice dilemma we have here” with the objective of providing a more orderly basis for understanding the processes of singing.

Keywords

Functional Process Fitness Class Vocal Production Voice Therapy Perceptual Aspect 
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  • Meribeth A. Bunch
    • 1
  1. 1.LondonEngland

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