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The Cambridge companion to singing / edited by John Potter.

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  • ISBN: 0521622255
  • ISBN: 0521627095 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: x, 286 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Cambridge University Press, 2000.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 248-278) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: pt. 1. Popular traditions -- 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 -- pt. 2. The voice in the theatre -- 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 -- Pt. 3. Choral music and song -- 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 -- pt. 4. Performance practices -- 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.
Subject: Singing > History
Choral singing > History.
Vocal music > History and criticism
Performance practice (Music)

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