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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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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 11 of 59)
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What determines their length ?

Why are sylables limited in length, otherwise than by the term
of expiration : and what produces their ordinary length, when
there is no obstruction to the further continuation of the sound* of
tonic and subtonic elements ?

And finalyj what prescribes the rule that alows but one acent to
a sylable ?

I shall answer these questions by fiic principles of vocal analy-
sis, showingj

That an elemental sound, or the order of elemental sounds cale



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 11 of 59)