Learn about the different aspects of voice in my book -
Beck, Alan, Radio Acting, London: A & C Black (1997) ISBN 0-7136-4631-4
DANGERS - IDENTIFYING VOCAL PROBLEMS
You must spot vocal problems. YOU HAVE TO BECOME A VOICE DOCTOR - DIAGNOSING PROBLEMS IMMEDIATELY.
See Dialect or accent
'Talking Heads - Speech-reading' at http://www.haskins.yale.edu/haskins/HEADS/SPREAD/spread.html SPEECH PERCEPTION BY EAR AND EYE / FACIAL ANIMATION at http://mambo.ucsc.edu/psl/pslfan.html 'Talking Heads' - articulators - at http://www.haskins.yale.edu/haskins/HEADS/articulators.html 'Talking Heads' - speech production - at http://www.haskins.yale.edu/haskins/HEADS/production.html
We can analyse the voice under four headings: as a musical instrument, as a body, as a person, and as a character (Simon Frith, Performing Rites (Oxford, 1996).
Frith says that by listening to the voice we are listening to the physical sound of the body.
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