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Pop Music, Non-Western European Vocal Styles, and Efficient Vocal Function

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0037
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter considers popular music in relation to non-Western European vocal style and vocal function. Much of Western art owes its characteristics to a commitment to beauty, strength, and health ... More


The Demise of the “Studio Baroque” Vocal Sound

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0042
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter comments on the demise of the “studio Baroque” vocal sound. Twentieth-century “Baroque vocal sound” has come a long way since its inception several decades ago. As in the early stage of ... More


Singing the Recitative

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0035
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter considers the recitative as a distinct vocal style. The origins and the development of the recitative as a distinct vocal style offer an intriguing historical view of the art of singing ... More


The Gilda-in-the-Sack School of Singing

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0041
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter comments on the tendency of some singers to produce one constant volume of tone when singing, with no variation of timbre throughout an aria or an evening. “Softness,” a vocal timbre not ... More


The meaning of manner: Change and continuity in the vocal style of news reading and information announcements

Theo van Leeuwen

in Style, Mediation, and Change: Sociolinguistic Perspectives on Talking Media

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190629489
eISBN:
9780190629519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190629489.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter discusses how some key aspects of the intonation and rhythm of news reading, such as patterns of stress, phrasing, the relative prominence of stressed syllables and the pitch direction ... More


Divas and Scholars: Performing Italian Opera

Philip Gossett

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226304823
eISBN:
9780226304885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304885.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

This book is an account of how opera comes to the stage, filled with the author's personal experiences of triumphant—and even failed—performances, and suffused with his passion for music. Writing as ... More


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