Your Body Your Voice

"Your Body, Your Voice presents the basic underlying design principles of the human voice, addresses harmful patterns of speech and singing, and offers techniques designed to restore the voice to its full potential"--Provided by publisher.

Author: Theodore Dimon

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

ISBN: 9781583943205

Category: Health & Fitness

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"Your Body, Your Voice presents the basic underlying design principles of the human voice, addresses harmful patterns of speech and singing, and offers techniques designed to restore the voice to its full potential"--Provided by publisher.
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Postopera Reinventing the Voice Body

Barthes defined the grain of the voice as: “the body in the singing voice, in the writing hand, in the peforming limb,”66 “not the breath but indeed that materiality of the body emerging from the throat,”67 “the materiality of the body ...

Author: Jelena Novak

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317077190

Category: Music

Page: 192

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Both in opera studies and in most operatic works, the singing body is often taken for granted. In Postopera: Reinventing the Voice-Body, Jelena Novak reintroduces an awareness of the physicality of the singing body to opera studies. Arguing that the voice-body relationship itself is a producer of meaning, she furthermore posits this relationship as one of the major driving forces in recent opera. She takes as her focus six contemporary operas - La Belle et la Bête (Philip Glass), Writing to Vermeer (Louis Andriessen, Peter Greenaway), Three Tales (Steve Reich, Beryl Korot), One (Michel van der Aa), Homeland (Laurie Anderson), and La Commedia (Louis Andriessen, Hal Hartley) - which she terms 'postoperas'. These pieces are sites for creative exploration, where the boundaries of the opera world are stretched. Central to this is the impact of new media, a de-synchronization between image and sound, or a redefinition of body-voice-gender relationships. Novak dissects the singing body as a set of rules, protocols, effects, and strategies. That dissection shows how the singing body acts within the world of opera, what interventions it makes, and how it constitutes opera’s meanings.
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Free Your Voice

As you slowly chant the seed sound, connect your breath with sound and sound with your body. Allow for deep resonance with the effortless tone of your voice, chanting the syllable again and again. Let the sound and breath be long.

Author: Silvia Nakkach

Publisher: Sounds True

ISBN: 9781604078336

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 264

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Science is beginning to prove what ancient cultures fully embraced: your voice can become one of the most powerful agents of transformation in every facet of your life. Free Your Voice offers you the liberating insights and personal instruction of music healing legend Silvia Nakkach, whose four-decade immersion in the voice as a creative force makes her a uniquely qualified educator. With co-author Valerie Carpenter, Silvia shows how to reclaim the healing potential of your voice (regardless of training or experience) through more than 100 enjoyable exercises that are steeped in spiritual tradition and classical vocal technique and backed by the latest science. Free Your Voice invites us to “savor a banquet of our own divine sounds” as we practice breathwork, chant, and other yogic techniques for emotional release, opening to insight, and much more. Supplemented by 32 downloadable digital audio tracks offering Silvia's guidance through many of the exercises, here is a definitive resource for implementing the voice as an instrument of healing and fulfillment, exploring: How to develop a practice of breath and voice, performed with consistency and imagination, where sound designs its own landscapes through the expressive power of the voice A series of sonorous yogic practices that involve subtle movements and the sustained focus of the mind in sound A gentle path for developing a voice that is fully embodied, uniquely expressive, and played like a fine musical instrument Invocatory words and ancient seed sounds that deliver explicit spiritual information for expansion of consciousness and well-being A beginning repertory of mantras and chants from many cultures that you can build on and share as you deepen your practice Techniques for vocal improvisation to engage your singing imagination and enrich your musical offerings How to foster confidence and kindness toward yourself as a vulnerable chanteur of the universal song How to cultivate singing as a spiritual practice for yourself and to serve a larger community “With regular practice,” writes Silvia, “vocalizing, singing, and chanting become an ordinary miracle that effortlessly leads you to a sense of self-confidence, compassion, and Love Supreme.” Free Your Voice is your guide to discovering, opening, and revealing the full potential of your own voice.
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Your Body Your Best Friend

Now what part of the body is resonating with your voice? Check that your teeth are separated so that the jaw is relaxed and your lips vibrate, perhaps tickling one another. It should feel good! Relax your throat so that your humming ...

Author: Erica Mather

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications

ISBN: 9781684033454

Category: Self-Help

Page: 224

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For women who’ve learned to be their own worst enemies, this in-your-face guide offers powerful tools to break free from the cultural messages that feed negative body image and stand in the way of becoming your most authentic and radiant self. Have you ever wondered what you could accomplish with the time you spend worrying about your body or appearance? In a society overwhelmed with messages of how women should be and appear, it’s easy to internalize these ideas and become our own harshest critics. It’s time for a change. It’s time to stop squashing ourselves into painfully tight “should-be” boxes and celebrate our bodies for what they are—divine tools to reach our highest aspirations and experience the full fabulousness of life. In this book, you’ll find a practical program for healing body image dissatisfaction using a unique blend of wisdom—from yoga to Buddhism and Taoism to shamanism and more. Weaving the author’s own experiences with tools for putting lessons into action, this empowering book will help you examine your own thoughts and feelings about your body and learn how they affect the way you relate in and to the world. With this unflinchingly direct and honest book, you’ll learn to release years of negative conditioning to see yourself as the fiercely authentic woman you really are. So, stop wasting time and energy hating your body and start moving toward a life that celebrates your body’s unique strengths and capabilities for experiencing health, happiness, and true radiance.
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The Voice Dialogue Facilitator s Handbook Part 1

Thatsame body language might bedisconcerting for a soft feminine self.In Voice Dialogue work, the facilitator wants all theselves to feel“at home”withhim, so that they are relaxed and presentand easy aboutrevealing themselves.

Author: Miriam Dyak

Publisher: New World Library

ISBN: 9781608683628

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 335

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The first textbook written for learning Voice Dialogue facilitation, a method for working with consciousness created by Drs. Hal and Sidra Stone, authors of "Embracing Our Selves," "Embracing Each Other," "Embracing Your Inner Critic," and "The Shadow King." This Handbook is designed to make Voice Dialogue facilitation easy and rewarding. Every part of a Voice Dialogue session is described in detail with lots of sample facilitations that explore the energetic dynamics between a facilitator and his/her client.
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Anatomy of the Voice

He has written seven books, including Anatomy of the Moving Body; The Body in Motion; Your Body, Your Voice; The Elements of Skill; The Undivided Self; A New Model of Man's Conscious Development; and Neurodynamics: The Art of ...

Author: Theodore Dimon Jr

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

ISBN: 9781623171988

Category: Medical

Page: 120

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The first comprehensive, fully-illustrated approach to the voice that explains the anatomy and mechanics in detailed yet down-to-earth terms, for voice users and professionals of all kinds This book is the first to explain, in clear and concise language, the anatomy and mechanics of the mysterious and complex bodily system we call the voice. Beautifully illustrated with more than 100 detailed images, Anatomy of the Voice guides voice teachers and students, vocal coaches, professional singers and actors, and anyone interested in the voice through the complex landscape of breathing, larynx, throat, face, and jaw. Theodore Dimon, an internationally recognized authority on the subject, as well as an expert in the Alexander Technique, makes unfamiliar terrain accessible and digestible by describing each vocal system in short, manageable sections and explaining complex terminology. The topics he covers include ribs, diaphragm, and muscles of breathing; the intrinsic musculature of the larynx, its structure and action; the suspensory muscles of the throat; the face and jaw; the tongue and palate; and the evolution and function of the larynx.
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Unleash Your Voice

you to free your mind from any thought and focus on every movement you are making; it requires you to engage in the ... A sigh of relief is one of the secrets to making your voice effortless. ... There's no effort anywhere in your body.

Author: Lavinia Thanapathy

Publisher: Partridge Publishing Singapore

ISBN: 9781543749977

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 206

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When women show up, unleash their voices, and share their wisdom, we make a better world. It’s more diverse and inclusive and better decisions are made. Your voice is powerful and it is time to unleash it. Expressing your ideas accelerates your career. Speaking onstage spreads your reach and impact. You may simply want to speak more effectively in a meeting or with more impact at a business conference. You may wish to be a powerful professional speaker or even speak at TED. However high you aim, this book is for you. Written by women for women, this practical guide distills thousands of hours of experience and our best tips for public speaking into three sections, each relevant for different stages of your speaking journey. You’ll learn about crafting your talk, what you need to do to get to the stage, and what it takes to go pro as a speaker. Use this book to take your career and voice to the next level. Lavinia Thanapathy, Joanne Flinn, Margie Warrell, Cynthia Zhai, Drs. Joyce Carols, Anjali Sharma, Siân Brown, Marian Bacol- Uba, Andrea Edwards, Mette Johansson, Natalie Turner, Lauren Sorkin, Su-Yen Wong, Sonja Piontek, Karen Leong, Dr. Indigo Triplett “Sisters, when this book falls into your hands, know that it’s time to take your place onstage, to lead, to unleash your voice.” Fredrik Härén, the Global Keynote Speaker #UnleashYourVoice
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What Your Body Says And How to Master the Message

c08 JWBT305-Sayler May 29, 2010 9:56 Printer Name: Courier Westford, Westford, MA How the Signals Sound—The Voice 103 a habit of placing the vibrations in his nose and sinuses, giving his voice a weak, nasal sound. This is not the voice ...

Author: Sharon Sayler

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470769874

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 196

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Train your body to communicate with confidence and clarity-have your body match what your mouth says... The popular phrase "leading from influence" takes for granted that influence derives chiefly from verbal communication. However, communication is about more than words. To get to the next level in your career, you must communicate with your entire self. What Your Body Says gives you the straight-up "how-to" on unifying what you say with what you do, allowing you to better connect with other people and reach your full leadership potential. It gives you a clear and simple process to follow, all drawn from an intense study of how language impacts people's lives and emotions. Filled with useful tools, strategies, and techniques, this book gives you the key to Speak intelligently while looking smart, engaging and real Deliver unpleasant messages without pain or guilt Having a committee meeting and getting something done And more Written by Sharon Sayler, a highly accomplished expert in marketing, presentations, and body language, What Your Body Says is the only guide you need to achieve the competitive edge in your personal and business communication style.
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The Broadcast Voice

Exercise 2.2: Hearing how good posture helps the voice Sit in front of a microphone and find that perfect sitting ... are in the right position there is no need to tense your muscles to hold it, because your body is perfectly balanced, ...

Author: Jenni Mills

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781136037061

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 288

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Anyone working - or aspiring to work - as a radio or TV presenter will benefit from Jenni Mills' experience. This inspirational book and tutorial-packed CD provide unique access to the advice previously only available through her one-on-one coaching sessions. Jenni teaches how to get the best from your voice in front of the microphone through techniques and exercises designed specifically for broadcasting. She covers both the physical aspects of voice production and the mind-set needed to broadcast with authority and warmth. Audio and video clips on the accompanying CD-Rom illustrate the dos and don'ts discussed in the book as well as demonstrating voice exercises.
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Set Your Voice Free

As I've mentioned, one of the greatest dangers to the singing voice isn't singing but using your voice badly when you talk. ... the vibrations in your tissues and bones and hearing sounds as they bounce around the “cave” of your body.

Author: Donna Frazier

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780316311281

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 320

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Language and the way that people communicate has evolved over time, now you can learn how to effectively use your voice in the most effective way possible in order to get your message across. Every time we open our mouths, we have an effect on ourselves and the way others perceive us. The ability to speak clearly and confidently can make or break a presentation, an important meeting, or even a first date. Now, with the advent of Skype, YouTube, podcasting, Vine, and any number of reality talent competitions, your vocal presence has never been more necessary for success or more central to achieving your dreams. Roger Love has over 30 years of experience as one of the world's leading authorities on voice. Making use of the innovative techniques that have worked wonders with his professional clients, Love distills the best of his teaching in Set Your Voice Free, and shares exercises that will help readers bring emotion, range, and power to the way they speak. This updated edition incorporates what he's learned in the last 15 years as the Internet and talent competitions have completely changed the role your voice plays in your life. These are the new essentials for sounding authentic, persuasive, distinctive, and real in a world that demands nothing less.
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Voice of Influence

These exercises to release tension are particularly important for the voice because whenyou relax your body,your voiceis able to do what itnaturally wants to do, which is to resound freely. There's such a difference between avoice that ...

Author: Judy Apps

Publisher: Crown House Publishing

ISBN: 9781845903862

Category: Self-Help

Page: 240

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This inspiring book by leading voice coach Judy Apps shows you how to awaken the energy of your authentic voice to speak from head, heart, gut and soul. Bringing together knowledge from voice training, NLP, Aikido, Alexander Technique, Bioenergetics, Feldenkrais and other mind-body work, Voice of Inf uence gives you the means to reach people at a deeper level where you'll motivate and inspire. Through this journey of discovery, you will literally 'find your own voice' in all senses of the phrase. Judy will show you how to: speak more powerfully and influentially; communicate from the whole of you, and reach people at a deeper level; find your true voice rather than just speaking with expression; understand other people better through the sound of their voice. Your voice is uniquely you and reveals more about you than you might imagine. Your whole history is imprinted in your voice. We have all heard of 'body language' this book reveals the 'body language' of sound - 'voice language'. It uncovers many startling new aspects of the human voice and how we communicate - and fail to communicate! Every sound you make gives information about what is going on inside you, and you can use this information both to become a more skilful listener and to communicate with greater impact.
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How to Hear the Voice of God

Thankfully, Dion heard an inner voice say, “Pretend you are beaten before you really are. Then she will let up the attack and you will be ... Leaving your body unattended while you fly about in the astral plane is not a safe practice.

Author: Susan Shumsky

Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser

ISBN: 9781601630100

Category: Religion

Page: 192

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Provides methods for learning how to listen to one's inner voice via meditation, releasing blockage, distinguishing divine voices, and developing a personal plan for spiritual fulfillment, in a volume accompanied by a CD containing special guided meditation techniques. Original.
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Finding Your Voice Through Creativity

The Art and Journaling Workbook for Disordered Eating Mindy Jacobson-Levy, Maureen Foy-Tornay ... Feelings Inventory Disposing of Your Feelings Storing Feelings in Your Body Your Disordered-Eating Dictator CHAPTER 5 Are You Hungry?

Author: Mindy Jacobson-Levy

Publisher: Gurze Books

ISBN: 9780936077697

Category: Self-Help

Page: 192

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This workbook combines art therapy exercises and guided journal writing for individuals who want to explore their relationship with food and their bodies in a new way. Written by board-certified art psychotherapists, the pages of this workbook literally serve as a canvas for thoughts and feelings "spoken" primarily through art and elaborated upon through writing. Readers are encouraged to draw, write, and create directly in the book. These images, symbols, and journal entries then become a "personal signature" that can be accessed and explored to resolve any obstacles to emotional well-being. Included are 58 expressive art projects and corresponding written exercises, which lead readers through specific stages of self-discovery related to disordered eating patterns, body image issues, relationships, life skills, emotions, self love, and personal transformation.
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Voice and the Young Actor

You must also know it in your body. The body's memory for emotions, images, trauma, joy or desire is profound. It is deeper, more honest and more specific than memory carried solely in the brain or the mind. Body knowledge is also more ...

Author: Rena Cook

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472539151

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 224

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"Many high school theatre teachers do not have access to intensive voice instruction. Rena's book will fill that void. It is instructive, concise, easy to understand, and most importantly for the high school student, fun. High school teachers will find the book an invaluable voice and acting resource. It would be beneficial to all high school theatre programs to have Voice and the Young Actor as a textbook." Kim Moore, High School Teacher, Colorado There are thousands of students enrolled in school drama classes in yet very often young actors cannot be heard, are culturally encouraged to trail off at the ends of sentences, and habitually use only the lowest pitches of the voice. Drama teachers, frequently ask, "How can I get my students to speak up, to be clear, to articulate?" Voice and the Young Actor is written for the school actor, is inviting in format, language and illustration and offers clear and inspiring instructions. A DVD features 85 mins and 28 filmed voice workshop exercises with the author and two students. These students log their reflections in the book on what they have learned throughout their training and there is space for the reader to do the same. A workbook in format, Voice and the Young Actor provides simple, interactive vocal exercises and shows young performers how to take voice work into acting.
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The Female Voice

Vitamin K essential for blood coagulation, Vitamin K is found in broccoli in the ratio of 100 mg per 100 g. minerals minerals are essential for your voice and body. iron, magnesium, and calcium are the most important minerals, ...

Author: Jean Abitbol

Publisher: Plural Publishing

ISBN: 9781635501810

Category: Medical

Page: 250

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All you ever wanted to know about the female voice but you never dared to ask by the leading world expert, Dr. Jean Abitbol! Enriched with numerous fascinating anecdotes, this exciting book covers the journey of the female voice and its development and impact on others from motherhood to old age. And the journey is full of surprises with answers to fascinating questions. Does voice have a sex? Is that voice sexual or hormonal? Is it genetic or epigenetic? Why do female voices change less at puberty than men’s voices? How does a woman’s voice change during her menstrual cycle? Is the female biological clock still a mystery? How and why is the voice the target of the sexual hormones? What kind of treatments are we using today-from contraceptive pills, hormonal replacement therapy to alternative medicine-that affect the voice and how do they affect it? Is a woman’s voice damaged after the hormonal “earthquake” that takes place when she is in her fifties? Could we avoid or prevent the aging voice in women? What are the specific pathologies affecting the female vocal folds? What are the links between diet, hygiene, and exercise, and how do they affect the female voice? Like a ship on the waves of the sea of life, the female voice, a life-space-time continuum, travels through the winds of emotion and hormonal changes brought about by aging. Dr. Jean Abitbol guides the reader through these changes, mapping the female voice’s journey through life. With his guidance, you will come to see and to understand the emotion, the power, the seduction, the force, and the charm of the female voice and how they converge to make up the female persona.
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Sole Guidance

words to pass you a message, but the words will be accompanied by a resonance in your body. You'll hear it in your voice and feel it in your body. You can speak out loud to figure out whether a thought comes from your mind or from your ...

Author: Holly Tse

Publisher: Hay House, Inc

ISBN: 9781401949280

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 296

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What if you could reverse disease – or learn how to avert it before its onset? What if, instead of aging, you could feel younger, stronger, and happier with each passing year? What if you could maintain your health for your entire life? What if all the secrets to health and longevity were on the soles of your feet? The wisdom in this book has been passed down from master to student for thousands of years, but now you too can benefit from the powerful Eastern practice of Chinese reflexology. This ancient therapeutic art of foot massage offers you a way to harness Universal Qi, a limitless source of healing energy, and restore yourself to balance, harmony, and health. Holistic healer and reflexologist Holly Tse brings new light to this millennia-old practice and reveals the curative power of Chinese reflexology in a friendly and contemporary way. Using clear illustrations and delightful step-by-step instructions, she’ll embolden you to use this extraordinary process and take you on a journey through the three catalysts to incredible healing that encompass mind, body, and soul: shifting the mind, healing with energy, and following your heart and soul. Sole Guidance is a fun, vibrant, and easy-to-understand guide to complete self-transformation from the inside out. Learn how to hear your inner guidance, connect with your "Dragon Spirit," discover what your body needs to heal and thrive, and revolutionize your life – simply by massaging your feet!
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Your Body Your Mind Their Link to Your Health

Record your voice with or without relaxing music playing softly in the background . Ask your body specific questions , or just sit quietly while you access familiar images of comfort and healing . It may help to use a variety of ...

Author: Sandy Jost

Publisher: ONE Health Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 1932153241

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 109

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Recorded one complete guided imagery session as it can apply in the "treatment" of the reader's health issues.
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Your Body Speaks Your Mind

The larynx is your voice box, and your voice is your unique means of identification, as no two voices are the same. The way you use your voice conveys a great deal about your personality: whether it is gruff or loud, persuasive or ...

Author: Deb Shapiro

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

ISBN: 9781427099709

Category: Medical

Page: 544

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Faces of Your Soul

Art and Writing: Voice of the Shadow All the systems of the body work synchronistically to cleanse, nurture, maintain, and heal. The soul does this through creativity. We approach creativity with the intention ofhealing.

Author: Elise Dirlam Ching

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

ISBN: 9781583948767

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 256

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In Faces of Your Soul, Elise Dirlam Ching and Kaleo Ching combine art and archetypes, meditation and acupressure, guided imagery, journaling, and many different creative processes in a collage of healing knowledge and wisdom. The authors start by stressing the balance of complementary opposites—left brain/right brain, challenge/comfort, practicality/the sacred—as crucial to beginning the journey. Then through guided imagery, they lead readers through subconscious realms to connect with archetypal sources of inner wisdom. This process frees the creative and healing spirit, connecting explorers with the body's instinctive intelligence, which expresses itself through the creation of art. Central to this process is a detailed description of maskmaking—including how to work with a partner to mold each other's gauze mask—balanced with self-explorations of the inner experience of this event. Poetry, personal stories, photographs, and a gallery of Kaleo Ching's evocative totemic masks expand the reader's experience of this richly resonant journey to self.
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The Art of Voice Acting

The Craft and Business of Performing for Voiceover James R. Alburger ... Visualize the voice coming from a specific location in your body and work with the copy until the voice feels right, using choices about the character's physical ...

Author: James R. Alburger

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780240812113

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 409

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Wow! I am reading your book The Art of Voice Acting, and I want you to know it was worth way more than the cover price! The insights into the business, the A-B-Cs... it's all incredibly helpful. I was told by a producer in Vancouver, B.C., to get your book, he called it "The Voiceover Bible." He was so right! Gord Brooks Voice Services (Canada) Thank you for such a wonderful book! Your sense of humor is delightful, the content is superbly detailed and your encouragement throughout is greatly appreciated. I wanted to let you know just how first-rate I think The Art of Voice Acting is. I have taken two (2) Master classes in the past year-and-a-half but I got more practical information in just the first few chapters of your book than from the seminars. Thank you again for sharing your expertise. Daria M. Dutzmann, voice actor Just a note of thanks for your excellent book The Art of Voice Acting. I had the opportunity to do some radio spots today---and for the first time, started to touch on "voice acting" instead of "voice over." This really made a difference in my read---and the director was delighted! Eric Funk, President, Entertainment on Hold, Inc. I have been a successful voice over for about 10 years and recently bought and read The Art of Voice Acting. I must have been guided to do it! It was like receiving a (gentle) kick in my behind, spurring me to get reorganized, regalvanized, newly inspired because---to say the truth---I was sitting on my laurels doing very little to perfect my skills or bring new life to my career. Now I feel full of new energy. This is what I call an inspired purchase!" Anna Rigano, professional voice actor (UK)
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