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One More Small Step in Solving the Mystery of the Benefits of Semioccluded Vocal Tract Exercises

by Ingo R. Titze
posted 7 years ago
In addition to aerodynamic considerations, Titze observes, a vocal tract air column that vibrates (up and down) above the vocal folds can create a reactive push and pull on the tissue surfaces so that vocal fold vibration is reinforced a vocal tract that is narrow (semioccluded) in some region along its length (e.g., at the lips or the epiglottis) helps to produce this favorable push-pull.
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    A good tutorial providing more in-depth understanding of the use of semi-occluded vocal tract exercises, and why they are useful.

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