Group Training of Voice Education 4

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
202ESL4 exam 2 2 hours (45 min) of instruction per week, 29 to 39 hours of self-study English summer

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Prerequisites and co-requisites

Basic music theory knowledge, middle-school knowledge of wind instruments, vocal and articulation apparatuses. Musicality. Interest in the study. Presumed education.

Course contents

Vocal education is understood as an educational component of „quality self-realization“ in the sense of aiming towards self-knowledge and personal potential. This aim is, as well, called by education through the voice. All KATaP psychosomatic discipline studies aim towards this.

Recommended or required reading

Seikel, John A.: Anatomy and Physiology for Speech, Language, and Hearing. Clifton Park Delmar cengage learning 2010.

Zinder, David G.: Body voice imagination image. London, New York: Routledge 2009.

Garfield Davies, D.: Care of the professional voice, a guide to voice management for singers, actors and professional voice users. New York: Routledge 2005.

Marafioti, P. Mario: Caruso´s Method of Voice Production the Scientific Culture od the Voice. New York: Appleton-Century 1937.

Linklater, Kristin: Freeing the natural voice. New York: Drama Book Publishers 1976.

Houseman, Barbara: Finding your voice, a step-by-step guide for actors. London: Nick Hern Books 2012.

Titze, Ingo R.: Principles of voice production. Iowa City: National Center for Voice and Speech 2000.

Miller, Donald: Resonance in singing voice building through acoustic feedback. Princeton: Inside view press 2008

Stebbins, Genevieve: Society gymnastics and voice-culture adapted from the Delsarte system. New York: Edgar S. Werner Publishing & Supply Co. 1888

Rodenburg, Patsy: Speaking Shakespeare. London: Methuen 2002.

Rodenburg, Patsy: The actor speaks voice and the performer. London: Methuen Drama 2005.

Rodenburg, Patsy: The Need for Words Voice and the Text. London: Methuen 2005.

Salzman, Eric: Thenew music theater seeing the voice, hearing the body. New York: Oxford University Press 2008.

Newham, Paul: Therapeutic voicework principles and practice for the use of singing as a therapy. London, Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley 1998.

Rodenburg, Patsy: The Right to Speak working with the voice. London: Methuen 1992

Lewis, Dennis: The Tao of Natural Breathing for Health, Well-Being and Inner Growth: San Francisco: Mountain Wind Publishing 1997

Edgerton, Michael Edward: The 21st-century voice contemporary and traditional extra-normal voice. Lanham: Scarecrow Press 2004.

Alschitz, Jurij: Training forever!. Malmö: Lund University, Malmö Theatre Academy 2003.

Titze, Ingo R.: Vocology the science and practice of voice habilitation. Iowa City: Utah National Center for Voice and Speech 2012.

Shewell, Christina: Voice work art and science in changing voices. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell 2009.

Martin, Jacqueline: Voice in modern theatre. London: Routledge 1991.

Gutekunst, Christina: Voice into acting Integrating voice and the Stanislavski approach. London, New York: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama 2014.

Berry, Cicely: Voice and the Actor. New York: Wiley Publishing 1973.

Berry, Cicely: Your voice and how to use it. London: Virgin Books 2000.

Campo, Giuliano: Zygmunt Molik’s voice and body work the legacy of Jerzy Grotowski. London, New York: Routledge 2010.

Chapman, Janice L.: Singing and teaching singing. 2012.

Fields, Victor Alexander: Training the Singing Voice. 1947.

Assessment methods and criteria

Credit is awarded based on:

Schedule for winter semester 2022/2023:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

Schedule for summer semester 2022/2023:

room R313

(Karlova 26, Praha 1)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Wed 10:30–12:00 Tereza JANDA ROGLOVÁ Učebna
Karlova 26, Praha 1

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