The Stories We Tell Ourselves

An inquisitive and articulate colleague of mine recently brought up some great questions about how we frame our experiences. It was a pretty interesting angle. She asked this question: If we say that we learned to be better teachers because of having bad training or other adversity to overcome, is it because it’s true or […]

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The “Edge Mechanism”

In Singing: Personal and Performance Values in Training, Peter T. Harrison quotes Husler and Rodd-Marling and then gives further definition of the “edge mechanism”: We come therefore to the very heart and soul of the singing voice, the coup de grĂ¢ce, if you like. I refer to fine muscle-bundles and fibres that Husler and Rodd-Marling […]

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