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Bibliography: Books & Research Papers

Books, Book Chapters, and Research Papers

Thurman, L. & Langness, A.P. (1986). Heartsongs: A Guide to Active Pre-Birth and Infant Parenting through Language and Singing. Inglewood, CO: Music Study Services. [both booklet and cassette tape are out of print]

Thurman, L., Chase, M. & Langness, A.P. (1987). Reaching the young child through music: Is prenatal and infant music education possible? International Music Education, 14, 21-28. [Print version of a research paper that was presented during the Early Childhood Music Commission meeting that was held prior to the 1987 World Conference of the International Society for Music Education, Innsbruck, Austria.]

Thurman, L. (1988). Parental singing during pregnancy and infancy can assist in cultivating positive bonding and later development. In P.G. Fedor-Freybergh & M.L.V. Vogel (Eds.), Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Medicine: Encounter with the Unborn. Park Ridge, NJ: Parthenon Publishing Group.

Thurman, L. (1989). Our human voice. In W. Schmid (Ed.), Something New to Sing About. Mission Hills, CA: Glencoe Publishing.

Thurman, L. & Klitzke, C.A. (1994). Voice education and health care for young voices. In M.S. Benninger, B.H. Jacobson & A.F. Johnson (Eds.), Vocal Arts Medicine: The Care and Prevention of Professional Voice Disorders. New York: Thieme Medical Publishers.

[Reviewed by: Matz, G.J. (1994), Vocal arts medicine, Journal of the American Medical Association, 271(18), 142. ("Especially noteworthy is new information on voice education and health care for young voices.")]

Thurman, L. & Welch, G. (Eds.) (1997). Bodymind and Voice: Foundations of Voice Education. Iowa City, IA: National Center for Voice and Speech, The VoiceCare Network, Fairview Voice Center.

[Reviewed by: Nisbet, A. (1998), Australian Voice. Spencer, R. (1998), Canadian Music Educator, 39(3). Sjoerdsma, R.D. (1998), Journal of Singing, 54(5).]

Thurman, L. (1998). Science-based futurist megatrends: Vocal and choral pedagogy in the year 2097. In B.A. Roberts (Ed.), Proceedings of the International Symposium—Sharing the Voices: The Phenomenon of Singing. St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada: Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Thurman, L. & Welch, G. (Eds.) (2000). Bodymind and Voice: Foundations of Voice Education (Rev. Ed., Vols. 1-3). Collegeville, MN: The VoiceCare Network, National Center for Voice and Speech, Fairview Voice Center. [principal author]
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[Reviewed by: Hibbard, T.T. (2001), Choral Journal, 42(3). Greshner, D. (2002), Journal of Singing, 58(4).]

[Eighteen authors: Robert Bastian, M.D., John Cooksey, Ed.D., Mary Ann Emanuele, M.D., Darrel Feakes, M.S., CCC/A, Patricia Feit, M.A., Lynne Gackle, Ph.D., Elizabeth Grambsch, M.A., Elizabeth Grefsheim, B.A., Norman Hogikyan, M.D., Carol Klitzke, M.S., CCC/SLP, Anna Langness, Ph.D., Van Lawrence, M.D. (deceased), John Lehman, Ed.D. (deceased), Alice Pryor, M.Ed., Axel Theimer, D.M.A., Leon Thurman, Ed.D., Mary Tobin, M.D., Graham Welch, Ph.D.]

Thurman, L., Welch, G., Theimer, A., & Klitzke, C. (2004). Addressing Register Discrepancies: A Science-based Theory of Vocal Register Phenomena. Paper presented at the Second International Symposium on the Physiology and Acoustics of Singing (PAS II), hosted by the National Center for Voice and Speech, Dr. Ingo Titze, Director, Denver, CO, October 9-11, 2004.


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