Velopharyngeal Port Status During Classical Singing
- Countertenor counterblast. Ravens, Simon; Abbey, Bolton // Early Music;Aug2000, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p507
Comments on two points raised in the letter by Trevor Selwood regarding the spread of vocal types. Role of genetics in the variability of vocal types; Relationship between the physical height and vocal category of the singing voice.
- Scott McCoy, Your Voice: An Inside View. Greschner, Debra // Journal of Singing;May/Jun2013, Vol. 69 Issue 5, p627
The article presents a review of the book "Your Voice: An Inside View," by Scott McCoy.
- Singing in spite of my audience. Shannon, Terry Miller // Christian Science Monitor;12/16/98, Vol. 91 Issue 15, p22
Presents a personal account of a woman who cannot sing well. How she enjoys to sing despite the criticism she has received; Her husband and children's response to her singing; How she would sing while driving alone; Her experience singing to her grandson.
- Treatment results of combined platelet-rich plasma and fat injection in patients with velopharyngeal insufficiency. Fathi, Hamid Reza; Fereyduni, Farid // Tehran University Medical Journal;Oct2013, Vol. 71 Issue 7, p445
Background: Velopharyngeal insufficiency causes hypernasal vocal quality and can also result in audible nasal air emission and difficulty in producing pressure consonants. The resulting speech is often socially unacceptable and can be difficult to understand. Platelet-rich plasma is an...
- Speech Therapy with Obturator. Shyammohan, A.; Sreenivasulu, D. // Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society;Dec2010, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p197
Rehabilitation of speech is tantamount to closure of defect in cases with velopharyngeal insufficiency. Often the importance of speech therapy is sidelined during the fabrication of obturators. Usually the speech part is taken up only at a later stage and is relegated entirely to a speech...
- Surgical Improvement of Speech Disorder Caused by Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Hideto Saigusa; Satoshi Yamaguchi; Tsuyoshi Nakamura; Taro Komachi; Osamu Kadosono; Hiroyuki Ito; Makoto Saigusa; Seiji Niimi // Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine;Dec2012, Vol. 228 Issue 4, p371
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive debilitating neurological disease. ALS disturbs the quality of life by affecting speech, swallowing and free mobility of the arms without affecting intellectual function. It is therefore of significance to improve intelligibility and quality...
- Speech and Resonance Disorders Related to Cleft Palate and Velopharyngeal Dysfunction: A Guide to Evaluation and Treatment. Kummer, Ann W. // Perspectives on School-Based Issues;2014, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p57
No abstract available.
- Singing and Pregnancy A Singer's Perspective. Bishop, Julie // Classical Singer;Feb2011, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p48
The article offers the author's insights regarding the issues faced by singers during pregnancy. She mentions that her motivation to work on her singing was lose due to all-consuming stress caused by the subsequent mood swings and hormonal changes. She states that singing techniques helped her...
- Velopharyngeal Function During Vocalization in Infants. Thom, Stacey A.; Hoit, Jeannette D.; Hixon, Thomas J.; Smith, Alice E. // Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal;Sep2006, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p539
Objective: To determine the age at which infants achieve velopharyngeal closure during vocalization. Design: Longitudinal with repeated measures. Setting: Laboratory. Participants: Six healthy infants were studied monthly from ages 2 to 6 months while they interacted with a parent and an...