Vocal Function

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Singing is the combination of two processes: breathing, and making sound. It is a complex procedure that requires the coordination of many muscles, bones, and organs. Click on the links below to learn how each process works.

 

Breathing   Making Sound
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Inhalation is the process of drawing air in

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Exhalation is the process of expelling air out

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Each of these processes is controlled by different groups of muscles

 

 

 

 

 
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Phonation is the production of vocal sound

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Resonation is the reinforcement of this sound

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Articulation is the altering of the sounds to form words