Is Your Voice Telling on You? How to Find and Use Your Natural Voice

Daniel R. Boone
eISBN-13: 9781597569453

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Is Your Voice Telling on You? How to Find and Use Your Natural Voice, Third Edition is designed to help the reader find and use his or her natural voice and appreciate the effect of emotions on voice. It is also a useful tool for both vocal coaches and speech-language pathologists who work with patients with voice disorders. The reader will find that some emotions heard in our voices, such as anger or fear, can be reduced or eliminated by making some simple vocal changes.

This user-friendly third edition includes self-tests and vocal exercises and addresses various topics: practical methods for increasing breath control with specific guidelines for increasing loudness and voice projection, voice management tips for women who have high demands on their voice, steps for increasing the friendliness of one's voice, exercises that increase voice efficiently with sharper voice focus, and biological and environmental tips to help professional voice users maintain optimal voicing under demanding conditions.

New to the Third Edition:
*Voice changes to hide negative emotions
*Tips to increase the friendliness of one's voice
*Techniques for a more masculine or feminine voice
*Recommendations for recovering from the tired voice
*Management practices for people who have high voice demands (such as teachers and sales people)
*Ten steps for finding and keeping the voice you want and need