“The Human Voice is the most perfect instrument of all” –Arvo Pärt
Yet 95% of us do not like the sound of our own voice! There is no doubt that some voices are more pleasing to listen to than others. And I am sure you will agree “We often refuse to accept an idea merely because the tone of voice in which it has been expressed is unsympathetic to us.” –Friedrich Nietzsche
The Chinese character 'to listen' is made of eyes, heart and ears and they understood that “The tongue can paint what the eyes can’t see.” –Chinese Proverb With modern technology you can speak into a microphone and the program determines at what age you experienced emotional trauma that impacted your ability to be fully resonant, thereby affecting one's range as well as our tone. You are then given a recording to listen to designed to introduce the missing frequencies. A low tech version are Vocal exercises that are the analogy of a runner who stretches before running a race.” –Roger Love .
They say actions speak louder than words. Yet More than words our voices can communicate what we are feeling, what we desire, and what we really mean. - Madison Taylor . As a teacher I share my truths and knowledge clearly, succinctly and with feeling to elicit a spark of emotion. Only then will they understand.
The human voice is the organ of the soul. Henry Wordsworth Longfellow