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A Cybernetic Study of Speaking and Singing

Author(s): Ion Piso
Subject: Music

Book Description

This book presents a detailed investigation of the singing technique that is generally known as the “inhaling the voice” technique. In addition, it explores the usage of vowels in spoken and sung variants, offering advice to singers regarding how they can improve their pronunciation of vowels and consonants, so as to enhance their professional performance.


ISBN-13: 978-1-4438-8923-0
ISBN-10: 1-4438-8923-7
Date of Publication: 01/07/2017
Pages / Size: 160 / A5
Price: £58.99


Ion Piso started his musical career as a tenor in 1958, singing in over 200 tours on three continents, and interpreting 88 opera parts. He has also worked as a director, a professor, and as an opera manager at the Staatstheater in Oldenburg, West Germany, and the Cluj State Opera. He received a PhD in Musicology from the Bucharest Musical Academy, Romania, in 2000, after which he started writing books and articles related to vocal technique and to cultural aspects of the opera today. He has recently received awards from the Romanian Academy, and has been bestowed with the title of Doctor Honoris Causa by the Musical Academy in Cluj Napoca, his alma mater.