The Speaking Voice; Its Scientific Basis in Music
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...a falling inflection, from the arate them clearly. keynote C. 00 MOOR MOOT MOOD MOON MOOR MOOT MOOD MOON Speak the following clearly, following directions for the correct sound of M, and preserving inflections indicated: CHART THREE. Process 12. I 2 Change alter iwtcly from intoning to speaking. DIRECTIONS. Intone the vowel in one breath. Time four beats. Intone the words promptly, one beat to each. Speak the words from the keynote with full rising inflection; repeat with falling slide. Intone the vowel and the word connectedly as if one word(e-me). Speak the word with rising slide; repeat with falling slide. Be sure that the startingpoint in speaking is from keynote C. Be very careful in speaking the exercises to have the right motion of the lips, especially in the sound of M. Note that the muscles of the lips are not pressed too hard, so that all nasal twang may be avoided. E-tif catch-Mee breath, catch E-Mean breati, CHART FOUR. Give four beats to the elementary Speak each line twice; first with sound, and one beat to each word. rising inflection; second with falling Intone the words promptly, but sep-inflection, from the keynote C. arate clearly. APPLICATION. ////// / / / Feeling, feline, fell, facing, father, falling, firemen, finished, folding, foolscap. / / / / / / / / / Tearless, tell-tale, taking, tardy, tawny, toad, tooting like a trooper. CHART FOUR. Process 13. F semi-labial.. F has two sounds; first as nfife. The second sound is that of V as in of; thereof, hereof, etc. T lingual. To pronounce Feel and Feet: The lower lip must slightly recede and touch the edge of the upper teeth; the air must then be directed between the lower lip and the upper teeth, producing a light hiss. This sound, though slight, is indispensable to the proper...
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