Search for dissertations about: "operatic singing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words operatic singing.

  1. 1. Why so different? - Aspects of voice characteristics in operatic and musical theatre singing Aspects of voice characteristics in operatic and musical theatre singing

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Eva Björkner; Anders Askenfelt; Ronald C. Scherer; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; operatic singing; musical theatre singing; voice source; subglottal pressure; flow glottogram; inverse filtering; formant frequencies; amplitude quotient AQ ; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Music; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Musikvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses aspects of voice characteristics in operatic and musical theatre singing. The common aim of the studies was to identify respiratory, phonatory and resonatory characteristics accounting for salient voice timbre differences between singing styles. READ MORE

  2. 2. “Lasciatemi morire” o farò “La Finta Pazza”: Embodying Vocal Nothingness on Stage in Italian and French 17th Century Operatic Laments and Mad Scenes

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Elisabeth Belgrano; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; voice; singing; nothingness; je-ne-sais-quoi; 17th century opera; pure voice; lamentation; madness; passions; emotions; nightingale; transformation; ornamentation; observation; improvisation; interpretation; vocal expression; embodiment; creative process; performance; repetition; movement; inner images; artistic research;

    Abstract : This music research drama thesis explores and presents a singer’s artistic research process from the first meeting with a musical score until the first steps of the performance on stage. The aim has been to define and formulate an understanding in sound as well as in words around the concept of pure voice in relation to the performance of 17th century vocal music from a 21st century singer’s practice-based perspective with reference to theories on nothingness, the role of the 17th century female singer, ornamentation (over-vocalization) and the singing of the nightingale. READ MORE

  3. 3. Putting the Singing Voice on the Map Towards Improving the Quantitative Evaluation of Voice Status in Professional Female Singers

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Anick Lamarche; Sten Ternström; Thomas Cleveland; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Voice Range Profile-Phonetogram-Singing voice-Performance-Clinical assessment-health-voice disorder-self-perception-proprioceptive feedback; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : Diagnostic and evaluative methods used in voice care are mostly designedfor the speaking voice, and are not necessarily directly applicable to thesinging voice. This thesis investigated the possibilities of fine tuning, improvingand quantifying the voice status assessment of the singer, focusingespecially on the Western operatic female voice. READ MORE

  4. 4. Extending Opera - Artist-led Explorations in Operatic Practice through Interactivity and Electronics

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Carl Unander-Scharin; Kristina Höök; Wendy Mackay; [2015]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Medieteknik; Opera; Performativa och mediala praktiker; med inriktning mot film och media koreografi opera scen; Performative and mediated practices; with specializations in choreography film and media opera performing arts;

    Abstract : How can we re-empower opera singers, extending their control over accompaniment and vocal expressivity? To answer this question, I have opened a novel design space, Extending Opera, consisting of interactive artist–operated tools to be used on-stage. The research has its methodological groundings in Research through Design (RtD) and Research through the Arts (RttA). READ MORE

  5. 5. Extending Opera - Artist-led Explorations in Operatic Practice through Interactivity and Electronics

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Carl Unander-Scharin; Kristina Höök; Wendy Mackay; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Media Technology; Medieteknik;

    Abstract : How can we re-empower opera singers, extending their control over accompaniment and vocal expressivity? To answer this question, I have opened a novel design space, Extending Opera, consisting of interactive artist–operated tools to be used on-stage. The research has its methodological groundings in Research through Design (RtD) and Research through the Arts (RttA). READ MORE