The Cambridge companion to singing / edited by John Potter.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Description
x, 286 p. : ill., music ; 26 cm.

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Series
The Cambridge companions to music
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 248-278) and index.
Contents
Introduction : singing at the turn of the century / John Potter -- "Songlines" : vocal traditions in world music / John Schaefer -- Rock singing / Richard Middleton -- The evolving language of rap / David Toop -- Jazz singing : the first hundred years / John Potter -- Stage and screen entertainers in the twentieth century / Stephen Banfield -- Song into theatre : the beginnings of opera / John Rosselli -- Grand opera : nineteenth-century revolution and twentieth-century tradition / John Rosselli -- European art song / Stephen Varcoe -- English cathedral choirs in the twentieth century / Timothy Day -- Sacred choral music in the United States : an overview / Neely Bruce -- Some notes on choral singing / Heikki Liimola -- Ensemble singing / John Potter -- The voice in the Middle Ages / Joseph Dyer -- Reconstructing pre-Romantic singing technique / Richard Wistreich -- Alternative voices : contemporary vocal techniques / Linda Hirst and David Wright -- The teaching (and learning) of singing / David Mason -- Children's singing / Felicity Laurence -- Where does the sound come from? / Johan Sundberg.
ISBN
  • 0521622255 (hbk.)
  • 0521627095 (pbk.)
LCCN
99032948
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