David M Howard

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Life

Born: 13 April 1956

Biography

David M Howard is an organist and choirmaster and he occasionally composes and arranges music for choirs. Currently, he is organist at St. Mary's Thorpe and Musical Director of Feltham Choral. Previously, he has directed the York (UK) based choirs: The Beningbrough Singers, Vale of York Voices (who sang Evensong once a month in York Minster), and York Cantores between 2003 and 2015 and he was organist at St. Luke's York. Resulting from his professional work as a Professor of Music Technology as well as his choral conducting work, David has written books on the acoustics of voice production as well as choral singing. His 2015 book "Choral Singing and healthy Voice production" combines his research interests in musical acoustics and voice production with advice on keeping the singing voice healthy.

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List of choral works


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Publications

  • Howard, D.M. (2015). Choral singing and healthy voice production, Tunbridge Wells: Willow Leaf Publishing. [ISBN-10: 0992621615] [ISBN-13: 978-0992621612].
  • Howard, D.M. (2015). Pitch, Models of, in: Music in the Social and Behavioral Sciences - An Encyclopedia, Sage Reference Publication, 82, [ISBN-10: 1452283028] [ISBN13: 9781452283029].
  • Howard, D.M. Singing acoustics, in: Music in the Social and Behavioral Sciences - An Encyclopedia, Sage Reference Publication, 136, [ISBN-10: 1452283028] [ISBN13: 9781452283029].
  • Howard, D.M., and Parncutt, R. (2015). Tuning Systems, in: Music in the Social and Behavioral Sciences - An Encyclopedia, Sage Reference Publication, 191, [ISBN-10: 1452283028] [ISBN13: 9781452283029].
  • Howard, D.M. (2015). Intonation and Staying in Tune in A Cappella Choral Singing, in: The Oxford Handbook on Singing, Welch, G.F., Howard, D.M., and Nix, J. (Eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, [DOI:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199660773.013.28].
  • Howard, D.M. and Angus, J.A.S. (2014). 音乐声学与心理声学 (第三版), (Chinese Edition of Acoustics and Psychoacoustics, 4th Ed.), Posts and Telecom Press, [ISBN: 978-7-115-33876-2].
  • Howard, D.M., (2014). The Vocal Tract Organ, Innovation in music 201 - 3KES Transactions on Innovations in Music Conference, 1, (1), 7-19, Shorham-by-sea: Future Technology Press. [ISBN: 9780956151681].
  • Howard, D.M. (2014). Vibrato, in: Music in the Social and Behavioral Sciences - An Encyclopedia, Sage Reference Publication. 195, [ISBN-10: 1452283028] [ISBN13: 9781452283029].
  • Howard, D.M. (2013). Singing and Music, In: Encyclopedic Dictionary of Speech, Laver, J., and Asher, R.E. (Eds.), New York: John Wiley and Sons, [ISBN-10: 063122419X], [ISBN-13: 9780631224198].
  • Howard, D.M. and Angus, J.A.S. (2010). 音乐声学与心理声学 (第三版), (Chinese Edition of Acoustics and Psychoacoustics, 3rd Ed.), Posts and Telecom Press, [ISBN: 978-7-115-21677-9].
  • Howard, D.M. (2009). Electroglottography/electrolaryngography, In: The Larynx, 3rd Ed., Fried, M.P. and Ferlito, A. (Eds.), San Diego: Plural Press, 227-243, [ISBN-13: 978-1-59756-062-7].
  • Howard, D.M. (2009). The computer and the singing voice, In: Modern methods for musicology: Prospects, proposals and realities, Crawford, T. and Gibson, L. (Eds.), Farnham: Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 59-72,[ISBN: 978-0-7546-7302-6].
  • Howard, D.M., and Angus, J.A.S. (2009). Music technology: Acoustics and psychoacoustics, 4th Ed., Oxford: Focal Press, [ISBN 978-0-240-52175-6].
  • Howard, D.M. (2008). Acoustic and physiological aspects of the castrato voice, In: Moreschi and the voice of the castrato, Clapton, N., London: Haus Books, 227-258, [ISBN: 9781905791422].

External links

www.davidmhoward.com