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Knowledge

“Making Resonance Goulash”

by Allen Rascoe on November 20, 2018

A common vocal myth surrounds the idea of vocal resonance.   Folks speak of nasal resonance, chest resonance, bone resonance, and mask resonance.  Some assume ...

“Singing Big” (vs Singing Smart)

by Allen Rascoe on November 20, 2018

A common myth reverberating in our modern "bigger is better" competition society, that also might puff up some of our egos, is "Big Singing."  I ...

Value Of Tonal Play/Meditation

by Allen Rascoe on November 19, 2018

One of the fundamentals of singing is to understand that singing and expressing one’s self through vocal sound has many applications outside of performance.  One ...

Value Of Exercises Done Quickly

by Allen Rascoe on November 17, 2018

One of the fundamentals of singing concerns Quick movement.   There are two main purposes for doing a vocal exercise quickly: 1. so that we ...

Value Of Exercises Done Slowly

by Allen Rascoe on November 16, 2018

One of the fundamentals of singing concerns Slow movement.   There are two main purposes for doing a vocal exercise slowly: 1. so that we ...

Value Of Sustaining (With Or Without Vibrato)

by Allen Rascoe on November 14, 2018

One of the fundamentals of singing is to understand that singing is of a particular duration.   One sings a pitch and it is going ...

Value Of Even Rhythm or Rhythmic Variation In Exercises

by Allen Rascoe on November 13, 2018

One of the fundamentals of singing concerns how Rhythm plays a role in not just singing songs, but also in the training of the voice. ...

Value Of the Arpeggiated Exercise

by Allen Rascoe on November 12, 2018

One of the fundamentals of singing has to do with our muscles and just how we get them to stretch and become great friends, like ...

Value Of the Twelve Tone or Two Octave Exercise

by Allen Rascoe on November 8, 2018

One of the fundamentals of singing involves muscular coordination.   Of course, all exercises have some bearing on different aspects of singing because all is ...

Value Of the Three and Five Tone Exercise

by Allen Rascoe on November 5, 2018

One of the fundamentals of singing concerns muscular development.   Of course, we need to understand the importance of each exercise. Like us, they are ...