A Basic Countertenor Method

Peter Giles
Book
9781871082821
$24.95
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Description

Designed for both the teacher and student, this guide provides a complete review of techniques used in countertenor singing. With illustrated diagrams and exercises, the vital aspects of resonance, different registers, breathing, and vocal agility are all explored.

Paperback

128 pages

Contents

  • Foreword
  • Preface and Introduction
  • 1. Historical note
  • 2. The steady voice
  • 3. Some vocal cautions andcounsel
  • 4. The teaching, or otherwise, of vocal registration and how it affects the countertenor
  • 5. Historical vocal colourand its implications for the singer today
  • 6. The method
  • 7. The exclusive use of Mode Two, and further development of thethrough-range
  • 8. Exercises of greater length
  • 9. The voice and its further workings
  • 10. Upper Mode Two and small orpipe register
  • 11. Some final thoughts
  • Booklist for further practical work and study

Additional Information

Item Number: 9781871082821
Format: Book
Instrumentation: book

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