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How high should boys sing? [electronic resource] :gender, authenticity and credibility in the young male voice / Martin Ashley.

By: Ashley, Martin, 1953-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2009Description: 1 online resource (xii, 182 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780754696148 (electronic bk.); 0754696146 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Singing -- Social aspects | Boys -- Psychology | Voice, Change of | Singing -- Instruction and study -- Great Britain | Singing -- Psychological aspectsGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Online resources: NetLibrary | Click here to view book | MyiLibrary | ebrary
Contents:
The background -- Singing as social control of boyhood -- Physiology of the young male voice -- Subjectivity and agency in the young male voice -- Admiration of the boy -- A child doing a man's work in a man's world -- Angels in the market place -- We can't sing like men, so we won't sing at all -- Ambassadors and mediators -- The future.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The background -- Singing as social control of boyhood -- Physiology of the young male voice -- Subjectivity and agency in the young male voice -- Admiration of the boy -- A child doing a man's work in a man's world -- Angels in the market place -- We can't sing like men, so we won't sing at all -- Ambassadors and mediators -- The future.

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