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anatomy of the voice

Anatomy of the Voice

An Illustrated Guide for Singers, Vocal Coaches, and Speech Therapists
$33.95 CAD
Paperback Book
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Publication Date: April, 2018
ISBN: 9781623171971
In stock now: 3

The first comprehensive, fully-illustrated approach to the voice, this book explains, 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.

Among Ted Dimon’s other books are The Body in Motion and Neurodynamics.