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The philosophy of the human voice : embracing its physiological history; together with a system of principles, by which criticism in the art of elocution may be rendered inteligible [i.e. intelligible], and instruction, definite and comprehensive to which is added a brief analysis of song and recita online

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zh, have an aspiration joined with theirs. We have learned that
the vocality of the tonics is in each, peculiar. The vocality of
some of the subtonics is aparently the same ; and among all, it
does not greatly difer; resembling that of certain five of the
tonics, to be described presently. Like the vocality of the tonics,
it is formed in the larynx ; but the sound in its outward course
may have a modifying reverberation in the fauces, the mouth, and
the cavities of the nose. A few subtonic vocalitics are purely
nasal, asj m, n, ng, b, d, g. Others are purely oral. The nasal
are soon silenced by closing the nostrils ; the rest are not materi-
ally afected by it. The vocality of 6, d, and g, may not be imedi-



ALPHABETIC ELEMENTS, 105

atclv pcrcevecl by those who have not, on the separate elements,
atained the full coniand of pronunciation. Writers have spoken of
the vocality of these elements, under the name of 'gutural mur-
mur/ and have regarde



Online LibraryJames RushThe philosophy of the human voice : embracing its physiological history; together with a system of principles, by which criticism in the art of elocution may be rendered inteligible [i.e. intelligible], and instruction, definite and comprehensive to which is added a brief analysis of song and recita → online text (page 10 of 59)