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vocal

1. a piece of jazz or pop music that is sung
2. a performance of such a piece of music
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These vocal exertions, emanating from the people who had been there longest, naturally proceeded from those who were nearest to the platform and furthest from the policemen in attendance, who having no great mind to fight their way through the crowd, but entertaining nevertheless a praiseworthy desire to do something to quell the disturbance, immediately began to drag forth, by the coat tails and collars, all the quiet people near the door; at the same time dealing out various smart and tingling blows with their truncheons, after the manner of that ingenious actor, Mr Punch: whose brilliant example, both in the fashion of his weapons and their use, this branch of the executive occasionally follows.
As the Ken Tamplin vocal academy is growing daily in new vocal students, the community of singers continues to grow.
Vocal fold immobility can have a neurologic or mechanical cause.
The study of lion and tiger vocal folds and how they produce roaring -- vocalizations used by big cats to claim their territory -- was set for publication on Nov.
The researchers found that the big cats' vocal cords have an odd square shape and can withstand strong stretching and shearing.
When singers audition for American Idol, they show off their vocal skills in front of the judges in a relatively empty audition room.
David Hurwitz brings his lifetime of passion for music, thoughtful perceptions of music, and a ready wit to his study of Mozart's vocal works.
Technically we all have several vocal resonances; mostly we stay within our own range of sound.
Best Female Pop Vocal Performance: ``It's Like That,'' Mariah Carey; ``Since U Been Gone,'' Kelly Clarkson; ``Good Is Good,'' Sheryl Crow; ``I Will Not Be Broken,'' Bonnie Raitt; ``Hollaback Girl,'' Gwen Stefani.
Galilei pays special attention to diminutions (which must not cause contrapuntal faults), musica ficta (the unwritten accidentals in vocal music, indicated in lute tablature by finger placement, providing a valuable guide for modern editors), and respect for the original counterpoint, including how to condense compositions for five or more voices.
Laryngeal spasm is a sudden constriction of the muscles that bring the vocal cords together.
HYPNOTIZED (vocals Tiff Lacey) A restrained, slower burner, underscored with strings and mesmerising vocal.