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Extended Voice

Eric Salzman and Thomas Desi

in The New Music Theater

Published in print November 2008 | ISBN: 9780195099362
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199864737 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099362.003.0022
Extended Voice

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This chapter discusses Roy Hart, the Roy Hart Theater, and the roots of extended vocalism; widening of vocal range and inclusion of non-traditional vocal sounds and techniques; the American monologists; Meredith Monk, her techniques, vocal esthetic, and music-theater works; other well-known performers; and Quog Music Theater and the American Music Theater Festival.

Keywords: Roy Hart; American monologists; Meredith Monk; Quog Music Theater; American Music Theater Festival

Chapter.  3587 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Opera

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