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December 19, 1953

Keep Your Voice Healthy: A Guide to the Intelligent Use and Care of the Speaking and Singing Voice

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By Friedrich S. Brodnitz, M.D. Introduction by Olin Downes. Cloth. $3.50. Pp. 234, with 17 illustrations. Harper & Brothers, 49 East 33rd Street, New York 16, 1953.

JAMA. 1953;153(16):1495. doi:10.1001/jama.1953.02940330079040

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Abstract

The subtitle of this book informs the reader that it is a guide to the intelligent use and care of the speaking and singing voice. The author's approach to voice production is derived from a comprehensive understanding of artistic problems as well as from an extensive experience with singers and public speakers. In general, he advocates no narrowly restricted method. The nontechnical language of the book is designed to make readily understandable to the lay reader sections on the anatomy and physiology of the vocal structures, their acute and chronic diseases, their medical treatment, and the various disturbances of voice and speech that can be remedied. Because it is the first such book written for the general public, it should prove especially useful to voice teachers, salesmen, actors, lecturers, businessmen, and those concerned with radio and television.

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