By National Theatre
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There are references in some Shakespeare's plays to the vocal exercising of an actor before performance and the importance of enunciation and volume. In ancient Greek times, it was the greatest orators, those with the physical gift of a beautiful voice and a strong diaphragm, that were the actors and public speakers. Vocal exercises are part of an actor’s working life. There are many types of vocal exercises, and each addresses a different part of the vocal mechanism. You can look at each component as a cog in a machine that, when put together, will aid understandable and natural sounding speech that can easily be heard at the back of an auditorium. This collection takes you through a warm up and a series of exercises typical for actors in rehearsal at the National Theatre.
|1||CleanVideoNational Theatre: Vocal Warm-Up||Vocal Warm-Up||2/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||CleanVideoText work on vowels in ‘O what a noble mind…’||Voice work on Ophelia’s speech.||4/28/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||CleanVideoText work on consonants in ‘To be, or not to be…’||Voice work on Hamlet’s speech.||4/28/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||CleanVideoVocal exploration of the Olivier||Vocal exploration of an epic space||4/28/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||CleanVideoText work on prose from Saint Joan||Language exercise on St Joan||3/29/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||CleanVideoText work on blank verse from Much Ado About Nothing||Language exercise on Much Ado About Nothing||3/29/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|7||CleanVideoVocal warm-up: Articulation||Articulation||3/29/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|8||CleanVideoVocal warm-up: Opening up the voice||Opening up the voice||3/29/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|9||CleanVideoVocal warm-up: Resonance||Resonance||3/29/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|10||CleanVideoVocal warm-up: Breathing||Breathing||3/29/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|11||CleanVideoVocal exploration of the Lyttelton||Vocal exploration of the Lyttelton||3/29/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|12||CleanVideoVocal exploration of the Cottesloe||Vocal exploration of the Cottesloe||3/29/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
Great tool and very helpful.
I tried the warm ups because I do a lot of reading aloud and that kind of thing and it helped a lot. I was rather surprised!
i heard u hav to pay alot fr voice soo this is pretty cool:)