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The Common Sense of Singing

The Commonwealth and International Library of Science, Technology, Engineering and Liberal Studies: Music Division

  • 1st Edition - January 1, 1963
  • Author: George Baker
  • Editor: K. A. Wright
  • Language: English
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 1 - 8 0 6 7 - 0

The Common Sense of Singing is a nine-chapter text that serves as man?s guide to the career of singing. After a brief presentation of the technical aspects of singing, this book… Read more

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The Common Sense of Singing is a nine-chapter text that serves as man?s guide to the career of singing. After a brief presentation of the technical aspects of singing, this book goes on discussing the different contributing factors in singing, including breathing, articulation, tone-color, technique, and style. The subsequent chapters deal with oratorio and opera singing. The remaining chapters consider the mechanical reproductions of the human voice through microphone. This book is intended primarily to musicians.