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David Blair McClosky
Your Voice at Its Best - Enhancement of the Healthy Voice, Help for the Troubled Voice

The McClosky Technique: Posture and Breathing
Preparing for the Relaxation Techniques
Six Exercises in Relaxation
Exercises for Phonation
Finding Your Pitch
Additional Practice Techniques
Reminders for Good Voice Use
Articulation of Consonants in Detail
Vibration of the Vocal Folds
Vocalizing Exercises
Resonance and Color
Expressiveness and the McClosky Technique
Care of the Voice
Common Disorders of the Voice
Rare Disorders of the Voice
Illustrations of the Anatomy and Physiology of the Vocal Mechanism

Freedom, ease, and power in song and speech for singers, public speakers, executives, and actors! Now in the Fifth Edition, this straightforward, clearly written guide presents David Blair McClosky's highly acclaimed techniques for developing and mastering a more perfect voice as well as rehabilitating voices that have suffered abuse. McClosky's methods, proven effective for more than 50 years, have been used by voice teachers, voice students, and speech pathologists as well as singers, actors, public speakers, executives, salespeople, ministers, broadcasters, and others whose voice use is significant in their life-including the late President John F. Kennedy. Practicing McClosky's full range of techniques ensures that individuals can be the caretakers of their own voice and achieve maximum quality and fitness. David Blair McClosky graduated from the New England Conservatory in Boston and had a career in opera and oratorio performance. He subsequently dedicated over 50 years to studying the complexities of the vocal instrument and the treatment of voice disorders in singers and speakers. In collaboration with eminent otolaryngologists at Syracuse University and the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary in Boston, Mr. McClosky developed techniques to resolve vocal problems without surgery. He was Clinical Voice Therapist at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and treated people from all over the United States and beyond. Mr. McClosky was Professor of Voice at Boston University and taught at the Boston Conservatory of Music. He

Item code: 7671B | Book | $19.95 add item to cart
Instructional | 104 Pages | Softcover | 6 x 9

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