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Neck tension plagues even the best of singers! In this episode, we talk about what this type of tension is, why it occurs, and how to prevent and correct it. With these tips and facts, you’ll be one step closer to mastering your voice!

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Sources:

http://www.nismat.org/services/orthopedic-surgery/therapeutic-exercise-programs/upper-extremity-and-neck-flexibility-program

https://www.self.com/gallery/essential-stretches-slideshow

The Structure of Singing and Solutions for Singers, by Richard Miller

 

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Semi-occluded vocal tracts have been utilized to train voices for hundreds upon hundreds of years! Today, we dig deep into the methods and science behind SOVT, giving you tools and exercises for a healthier and more resonant voice.

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Sources: http://homepages.wmich.edu/~stasko/sppa640/semi%20occluded%20vocal%20tract.pdf

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4629990/

https://www.asha.org/PRPSpecificTopic.aspx?folderid=8589942600&section=Treatment

http://www.vocapedia.info/_Library/JOS_files_Vocapedia/JOS-057-1-2000-027.pdf

http://www.vocapedia.info/_Library/JOS_files_Vocapedia/JOS-064-3-2008-339.pdf

http://www.vocapedia.info/_Library/JOS_files_Vocapedia/JOS-069-3-2013-305.pdf

The Voice Book - Kate Devore and Starr Cookman

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The Changing Voice

The infamous voice change, especially during puberty, is an experience we all have at one point or another, and for this episode, Vocalogical dives into the deeper facts behind this change!

It’s amazing how the vocal folds develop from birth to adulthood, and here’s where you can find all you need to know.

 

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Sources:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4439709/

http://www.accademiadellavocemontecatini.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Gackle-1991-The-adolescent-female-voice-Characteristics-of-change-and-stages-of-development.pdf

Clinical Voice Pathology: Theory and Management, 5th Edition by Joseph C. Stemple, Nelson Roy, and Bernice K. Klaben

Working with Adolescent Voices by John Marion Cooksey

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Vocal Fatigue is a topic that concerns tons of people around the world! Today, Vocalogical posts a throwback episode on vocal fatigue as we prep to release more great episodes with guests from around the globe!

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Chuck Armstrong joins us once more for a deeper look into extended techniques! In this episode, we discuss the social concepts and opinions surrounding such sounds.

For more on Chuck, find him at the links below:

https://www.facebook.com/CRAMDvoicelessons/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/scinguistics/

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Online lessons are becoming a huge asset to teachers and students around the globe! For this episode, Sara Cambell joins Vocalogical to discuss this important topic! Being a voice and piano teacher who frequently teaches online, Sara knows the ins-and-outs, pros and cons, and advice for those looking to understand this medium!

You can find Sara below:

https://sarasmusicstudio.com/

https://www.facebook.com/pg/sarasmusicstudio/

https://upbeatpianoteachers.com/

 

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Thank you for listening, and until next episode, I wish you happy and healthy singing!

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An excellent musician and player of many instruments, Sean Arawjo comes on the air to share his vocal journey on learning how to match pitches! He sings a few scales for us as we discuss the reasons for difficulty in matching pitch, tone deafness, and more! As a bonus, Sean shares a few extended techniques with the flute that are very cool.

You can find Sean at the links below:

http://www.seanarawjo.com/

https://seanarawjo.bandcamp.com/

https://seananddavemakemusic.podbean.com/

http://notmovies.podbean.com/

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Can one pair of vocal folds phonate two notes at the same time? The answer is yes! Get an inside look at polyphonics, multiphonics, and more with Chuck Armstrong, back on the podcast for our second part of Extraordinary Extended Techniques!

For more on Chuck, find him at https://www.facebook.com/CRAMDvoicelessons/! Here, you can contact him, sign up for lessons, and follow Chuck’s journey with the voice.

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Nick Grigsby shares his thoughts on the vocal mechanisms on today’s episode of Vocalogical! These vibratory patterns of the vocal folds are not only fascinating, but serve as a great way to analyze and understand the voice.

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Until next week, thank you for listening, and happy and healthy singing to all!

Resources: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18538982

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/eb/Vocal_fold_animated.gif (Pattern of M1)

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3c/Vocal_fold_falsett_animated.gif (Pattern of M2)

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Charone Frankel, attorney and host of the Habeas Humor podcast, makes an appearance on Vocalogical to discuss court cases having to do with the voice! It’s time to get an inside look into the courtroom!

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