Voice Science

Plural Publishing
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Covering every possible aspect of voice production, this new book provides speech-language pathologists, otolaryngologists and other members of the voice team with a thorough grounding in the anatomical, physiological and mechanical aspects of the subject, as well as an introduction to cutting-edge research in voice science.
World-leading contributions on the anatomical, physiological and mechanical aspects of voice production.Aimed at a wide audience including otolaryngologist, speech pathologists, singing and voice teachers as well as professional voice users.

 

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Publisher
Plural Publishing
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Published on
Sep 1, 2005
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Pages
304
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ISBN
9781944883805
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Audiology & Speech Pathology
Medical / Otorhinolaryngology
Music / Instruction & Study / Voice
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Available on Android devices
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Eligible for Family Library

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