Topic: Bibliography for "X-Ray" Study of Vibrato on Double Reeds
Here are a few items of interest discussing vibrato on double reed instruments. Many of them are studies employing cinefluorgraphy or videoflurography. In other words they use "x-ray motion pictures:"
Brown, Andrew F. David. A Comprehensive Performance Project in Oboe Literature with a Cinefluorographic Pilot Study of the Throat While Vibrato Tones Are Played On Flute and Oboe. DMA, The University of Iowa, 1973.
Carr, Walter Edward, Jr. “A Videofluorographic Investigation of Tongue and Throat Positions in Playing Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Saxophone.” D. M. A. diss., University of Southern California, 1978.
Gossett, Claude W., Jr. “A Spectrographic and Electromyographic Investigation of the Relationship of the Effects of Selected Parameters Upon Concurrent Study of Voice and Oboe.” Ph. D. diss., University of Southern Mississippi, 1977.
Kahane, J. C.; Beckford, N. S.; Chorna, L. B.; Teachey, J. C.; and McClelland, D. K. “Videofluoroscopic and Laryngoscopic Evaluation of the Upper Airway and Larynx of Professional Bassoon Players.” Journal of Voice 20/2 (2006): 297-307. Also can be accessed at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=16223575&dopt=Abstract.
Pool, Scott. "Observations of the Larynx During Vibrato Production Among Professional Bassoonists as Indicated in Experiments Utilizing Fiberoptic Laryngoscopy" UMI Number: 3158141, Copyright 2004
Weait, Christopher and Shea, J. “Vibrato: An Audio-Video-Fluorographic Investigation of a Bassoonist.” Applied Radiology (January/February 1977).
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