voice-production love



from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as voice-building.
  • n. Specifically, the actual use of the voice in producing particular effects either in speaking or singing.


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  • Still, as before said, the laryngoscope does not reveal all the secrets of voice-production.

    The Child-Voice in Singing treated from a physiological and a practical standpoint and especially adapted to schools and boy choirs

  • Perhaps one of the causes of our conversational slovenliness is the neglect of these; critics of an older generation have not ceased to lament their decay, but it seems as if better times were coming again, and that as the fundamentals of breathing and voice-production are taught, we shall increase the scope of the power acquired and give it more importance.

    The Education of Catholic Girls

  • It is a common belief that singing-teachers of reputation do not care to occupy themselves with voice-production, or are unable to teach it.

    Style in Singing

  • In acoustics he invented, about 1819, the improved siren which is known by his name, using it for ascertaining the number of vibrations corresponding to a sound of any particular pitch, and he also made experiments on the mechanism of voice-production.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 "Bulgaria" to "Calgary"

  • I am just now going over to the theatre to see the start of the voice-production classes ... ..

    Our Irish Theatre: A Chapter of Autobiography

  • It is also to be regretted that adequate voice-production leaves no breath for dancing or other forms of active effort.

    The Patient Observer And His Friends

  • By a natural instinct, I had produced my voice scientifically almost from the first, and I had found out for myself many things, which in these days of Delsarte systems and the science of voice-production, are taught.

    The Story of My Life

  • Nowadays acting is less scientific (except in the matter of voice-production) than it was when I was receiving hints, cautions, and advice from my two dramatist friends, Charles Reade and Tom Taylor; and the leading principles to which they attached importance have come to be regarded as old-fashioned and superfluous.

    The Story of My Life

  • If the orphan doesn't stop this voice-production business I shall have to go and slay her.

    A Popular Schoolgirl

  • It was musical, and gave an effect of careful training, as if she had studied voice-production and had become self-conscious through over-practising.

    The Guests Of Hercules


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