Vocal problems: their prevention and care

  • Meribeth A. Bunch


Speech is such a vital and immediate means of communication that when it is lost, the best of substitutes is found severely wanting, for loss and/or damage to the larynx and absence of powers of vocalisation are major deprivations, even tragedies. Informed singers are acutely aware of the need to prevent vocal damage, however many potential singers are uninformed and unfortunately early warnings are so insidious that they are often overlooked. Hoarseness, even in the absence of discomfort, is nature’s signal to rest the voice, yet unwisely most people tend to force it to function despite this sign of overwork.


Vocal Fold Vocal Tract Vocal Quality Vocal Production Voice Therapy 
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