The Broad Principles of Vocal Technique by Dawson Freer

Scope and Content

Published manual for singing. Inserted inside the book is an article titled 'The Principles and Some of the Methods of Teaching Singing' by Dawson Freer, a paper read to the Society of English Singers on Monday 17 March 1930. Also inside this booklet is a typescript copy of the lyrics to Heard- A Rhyming Word. There are minor handwritten corrections to the spelling.

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This material is made available under the standard conditions of the Britten-Pears Foundation. Readers will be required to produce proof of identity and to sign a Reader’s Undertaking form.


The Broad Principles of Vocal Technique: A Manual for Teachers, Singers and Students by Dawson Freer (London: Edwin Ashdown, 1931)