Sir Keith Falkner amasses the views of world authorities on singing in different musical contexts giving a broad overall picture of the mechanics, the art and craft of singing providing a comprehensive and detailed introduction to the voice.
Part One: The Singer and the Voice deals with the fundamentals of using the voice.
Part Two: Becoming a Singer covers the progress from the initial training of a singing voice to its exploitation in whatever the chosen context may be.
Part Three: The Singers World features articles on singing in the principal Western languages.
Finally, there are indispensable contributions by other famous and respected names from the world of singing including Sir Peter Pears, Thomas Allen, Frederick Lloyd, Sir Charles Groves, Gerald Moore, Tito Gobbi, Dame Janet Baker and Sir David Willcocks. These look at all facets of the voice giving expert advice and the benefit of their experience.