infocobuild

The Science of Singing

Singing affects us all in some way, but what is the science behind it? Discover the science that explains how singers can gain a wide pitch range, greater volume and sing in different styles.

David Howard, Professor in the Department of Electronics, University of York. His areas of expertise include voice production, singing analysis, tuning in unaccompanied singing, speech Synthesis, psychoacoustics and the pipe organ. (from gresham.ac.uk)

The Science of Singing


Related Links
How Music Works
This is a four-part documentary series presented by Howard Goodall, looking at the four basic elements that make music work: melody, rhythm, harmony and bass.
The Music Instinct: Science and Song
This provides a ground-breaking exploration into how and why the human organism and the whole ebb and flow of the cosmos is moved by the undeniable effect of music.
The Language of Music
This course is a study of the ways music creatively expresses self-understanding, cultural environment, and aesthetic values from ancient to modern times.