Articles about Analysis

Sex Differences in Pitch Range and Speech Fundamental Frequency After Arytenoid Adduction and Thyroplasty
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 362-370

The purpose of this study was to clarify the sex differences in pitch range (PR) and speech fundamental frequency (SFF) after arytenoid adduction (AA) combined with type 1 thyroplasty (TP1) in patients with unilateral vocal fold paralysis (UVFP) and to ...

Semioccluded Vocal Tract Exercises: Changes in Laryngeal and Pharyngeal Activity During Stroboscopy
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 377.e1-377.e9

The purpose of this study was to compare the changes in laryngeal activity from baseline during three different semioccluded vocal tract exercises (SOVTs). Transnasal stroboscopy was performed while four singers performed three SOVTs (straw phonation, lip trill, and tongue trill) ...

Mediated Immediacy: The Relationship between Auditory and Visual Dimensions of Live Performance in Contemporary Technology-Based Popular Music
Rock Music Studies (2016) Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 24-40

Today, a live concert no longer necessarily presents a temporal or physical correspondence between the sound and its production, though it continues to promise an experience characterized by immediacy. In this article, we approach this paradox through analysis, participant observation, ...

Objective and Subjective Aspects of Voice in Pregnancy
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 70-73

This study aimed to evaluate vocal changes in pregnancy according to trimesters both objectively and subjectively. Fifty pregnant women and 15 nonpregnant women were included in the study. Eighteen of the 50 pregnant women were in the first trimester, 17 ...

Evaluation of Singer's Voice Quality by Means of Visual Pattern Recognition
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 127.e21-127.e30

The article presents a description of the algorithm of singing voice quality assessment that uses selected methods from the field of digital image processing and recognition. It adopts the assumption that an audio signal with recorded vocal exercise can be ...

Uncommon Commonalities: Cosmopolitan Ethics as a Framework for Music Education Policy Analysis
Arts Education Policy Review (2016) Vol. 117, No. 2, pp. 87-95

Contemporary American education policy rhetoric is problematic because its authors' assertions, particularly those about the goals of education, frequently conflict with their implied moral and/or ethical commitments. This philosophical policy analysis uses Appiah's cosmopolitan principles to examine the ethical implications ...

Why Is This Man Laughing?
Rock Music Studies (2016) Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 180-191

There is a good deal of humor, from dry and ironical to raunchy and tasteless, in the music and live monologues of Lou Reed, both as a member of the Velvet Underground and as a solo artist. To examine Reed's ...