Voice: Its Production, Care and Preservation


SKU: 9781162585000
Author: Miller, Frank E
Publication Date: 09/10/2010
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book
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The Voice: Its Production, Care and Preservation is a comprehensive guidebook written by Frank E. Miller, a prominent voice coach and educator. The book is designed to provide readers with an in-depth understanding of the human voice, including how it is produced, how to care for it, and how to preserve it over time. The first section of the book focuses on the anatomy and physiology of the voice, exploring the various structures and muscles involved in voice production. Miller also discusses the mechanics of breathing, phonation, and resonance, providing readers with a detailed understanding of the science behind vocal performance. The second section of the book is dedicated to vocal care, providing practical tips and techniques for maintaining a healthy voice. This includes advice on proper hydration, diet, and exercise, as well as strategies for avoiding vocal strain and injury. Miller also covers common vocal problems and their treatments, such as nodules, polyps, and laryngitis. The final section of the book focuses on vocal preservation, offering guidance on how to maintain a strong and healthy voice over time. This includes tips on vocal warm-ups and exercises, as well as advice on how to develop good vocal habits and avoid bad ones. Miller also discusses the importance of rest and relaxation for vocal health, emphasizing the need for balance and moderation in vocal performance. Overall, The Voice: Its Production, Care and Preservation is a valuable resource for anyone interested in vocal performance, from professional singers and actors to public speakers and teachers. With its clear and concise explanations, practical advice, and expert insights, this book is sure to become an essential reference for anyone looking to improve their vocal skills and maintain a healthy voice for years to come.1910. The author was one of the leading New York specialists on throat, ear and nose and was the physician to the Manhattan Opera House, Oscar Hammerstein’s company. Miller was also a noted singer. He utilizes his practical experience, long observation, and knowledge of physiology to present this book on the voice. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world’s literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.