'I would highly recommend it to all music therapists and students who want to enter the mysterious world of the voice. This book certainly gives the reader every chance to have a deeper insight into this mystery.'- British Journal of Music Therapy'Each chapter forms a thorough enquiry into its subject and can serve as a highly informative and valuable source of information for students and professionals. If you want to understand more about the primary relationship and the role of singing in it; Freud, Jung, opera, theatre and their impact on the history of therapy; about Lowen, Brody or Reich and their understanding of voice - this is a wonderful resource ... I was fascinated to read this challenging and informative book... I would highly recommend it to all music therapists and students who want to enter the mysterious world of the voice. This book certainly gives the reader every chance to have a deeper insight into this mystery.'- British Journal of Music Therapy'The work of Paul Newham, author of this demanding text, will be of value to a wide range of teachers intending to broaden their own knowledge and professional experience... The contents are varied, commencing with highly technical information about vocal acoustics and such factual information is used to suggest the rest of the work whether dealing with clinical or artistic matters. The text is demanding but extremely readable. The biographical experience which forms the framework of the book gives the clinical content a human interest. Teachers who have worked with students who have vocal, artistic or personality problems will find this book a valuable work of reference which will repay several readings.'- Speech and Drama
About the Author
Paul Newham is a voice and movement therapist and trainer. He is also founding director of the International Association for Voice Movement Therapy and director of the professional training in Voice Movement Therapy in the UK and the USA. He was formerly a drama school lecturer and theatre director.