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The 21st Century Voice, 2nd edition. Rowman & Littlefield (324 pp.). Lanham: MD, December 2014. : Contemporary and Traditional Extra-Normal Voice

Edgerton, Michael LU (2014) In The New Instrumentation
Abstract
In The 21st-Century Voice: Contemporary and Traditional Extra-Normal Voice, Michael Edward Edgerton considers contemporary vocal techniques within an acoustic and anatomical framework. Throughout, he proposes new directions for vocal exploration.

Much more than a historical treatise on 20th-century masterworks or vocal science, The 21st-Century Voice explores experimental methods of sound production, offering a systematic series of approaches and methods for assessing, engaging, and, in some instances, overcoming the assumed limits of vocal singing.

Appearing a decade after the publication of the first edition, this second edition draws on and advances our current understandings of voice production. Divided into four... (More)
In The 21st-Century Voice: Contemporary and Traditional Extra-Normal Voice, Michael Edward Edgerton considers contemporary vocal techniques within an acoustic and anatomical framework. Throughout, he proposes new directions for vocal exploration.

Much more than a historical treatise on 20th-century masterworks or vocal science, The 21st-Century Voice explores experimental methods of sound production, offering a systematic series of approaches and methods for assessing, engaging, and, in some instances, overcoming the assumed limits of vocal singing.

Appearing a decade after the publication of the first edition, this second edition draws on and advances our current understandings of voice production. Divided into four parts—air flow, source, resonance/articulation, and heightened potentials—Edgerton considers crucial matters affecting vocal production, such as:

Registral challenges
Filtering
Airflow modification
Combinatorial, multiphonic principles
Extreme voice possibilities
Multidimensional vocal issues


With more than 250 illustrations, 150 associated audio tracks, an extended appendix on voice science, a glossary of key terms, and lists of representative compositions, The 21st-Century Voice will appeal to composers and performers interested in exploring the ever-broadening range of vocal possibilities. Its engagement with the complexities of vocal production should also be relevant to students and scholars of voice science, acoustics, linguistics, computer modeling, and more. 
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voice research
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  abstract     = {In The 21st-Century Voice: Contemporary and Traditional Extra-Normal Voice, Michael Edward Edgerton considers contemporary vocal techniques within an acoustic and anatomical framework. Throughout, he proposes new directions for vocal exploration. <br/><br/>Much more than a historical treatise on 20th-century masterworks or vocal science, The 21st-Century Voice explores experimental methods of sound production, offering a systematic series of approaches and methods for assessing, engaging, and, in some instances, overcoming the assumed limits of vocal singing.<br/><br/>Appearing a decade after the publication of the first edition, this second edition draws on and advances our current understandings of voice production. Divided into four parts—air flow, source, resonance/articulation, and heightened potentials—Edgerton considers crucial matters affecting vocal production, such as:<br/><br/>    Registral challenges<br/>    Filtering<br/>    Airflow modification<br/>    Combinatorial, multiphonic principles<br/>    Extreme voice possibilities<br/>    Multidimensional vocal issues<br/><br/><br/>With more than 250 illustrations, 150 associated audio tracks, an extended appendix on voice science, a glossary of key terms, and lists of representative compositions, The 21st-Century Voice will appeal to composers and performers interested in exploring the ever-broadening range of vocal possibilities. Its engagement with the complexities of vocal production should also be relevant to students and scholars of voice science, acoustics, linguistics, computer modeling, and more.  <br/>},
  author       = {Edgerton, Michael},
  isbn         = {978-0-8108-8841-8 • eBook},
  language     = {eng},
  publisher    = {Rowman & Littlefield Publishers},
  series       = {The New Instrumentation},
  title        = {The 21st Century Voice, 2nd edition. Rowman & Littlefield (324 pp.). Lanham: MD, December 2014. : Contemporary and Traditional Extra-Normal Voice},
  year         = {2014},
}