The Art of Voice-Production with Special Reference to the Methods of Correct Breathing
by A. A. Pattou
Publisher: G.P. Putnam 1882
Number of pages: 122
The author writes mainly for all those wishing to be guided by clear common sense rules and precepts, in the discovery of an easy, effective, and natural method of singing. It is his purpose to examine the voice in its cause, which is breath, and in its effect, which is tone.
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