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Humming

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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...‘Humming’ is usually taken to refer to vocalizing with the mouth closed. The lungs provide air pressure, activating the vocal cords, which send the raw sound through the nasal passages instead of allowing it to be modified by the acoustic...

Declamation

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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...In general, ‘declamation’ refers to the way in which words may be delivered in an overtly dramatic or impassioned manner to impart emotional effects greater than those customarily obtained through the patterns of ordinary speech...

Falsetto

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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...‘Falsetto’ denotes the higher of the two main ‘registers’ of the male voice. (Although female voices work in a similar way, the difference in registers is often not noticeable.) The normal, or modal, register used for speech and much...

Vibrato

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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... phrases to compensate for the diminishing air pressure below the vocal folds. Bibliography John Potter . 1998. Vocal Authority: Singing Style...

Crooning

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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... Bibliography Dunne Gregory John . 1990. Crooning: A Collection . New York : Simon and Schuster....

Vocal Groups

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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... John Potter . 1998. Vocal Authority: Singing Style and Ideology . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press....

Wurlitzer Organ

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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... Vestal, NY : Vestal Press. Hall Ben M . 1961. The Best Remaining Seats . New York : Clarkson Nott Potter, Inc....

Theater/Cinema Organ

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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... cable.Hope-Jones demonstrated this new organ design at St. John’s Anglican Church, Birkenhead, England in 1886, placing the console out in the churchyard among the gravestones and playing for the congregation seated within the church. His audience...

Recontextualization and Fascist Music

Music as Multimodal Discourse

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... Potter’s (1998) study of Nazi Musicology shows it gradually acquiesced, and was implicated in, the radicalization of German cultural life. In 1933 Joseph Goebbels established the Reich Culture Chamber (Reichskulturkammer; RKK) with sections...

Bebop (Bop)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

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...Bebop, sometimes referred to as bop, was an influential jazz style that emerged in the early 1940s. It was particularly associated with African-American musicians, prominent among whom were trumpeter John Birks ‘Dizzy’ Gillespie, alto...