Walter Bernhart

On Voice


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Edité par Lawrence Kramer
Edité par Walter Bernhart
Editeur Rodopi - Brill
Distributeur Association de Boccard

The essays collected here raise a simple but rarely asked question: just what, exactly, is voice? From this founding question, many others proliferate: Is voice an animal category, as Aristotle thought? Or is it distinctively human? Is it essentially related to language? To music? To song and singing? Is it a mark of presence or of absence? Is it a kind of object? How is our sense of voice affected by the development of recording technology? The authors in this volume approach such questions ...