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                                 Index
Posture 4–5
Primary chords chords based on the tonic,
subdominant and dominant of a scale 27 Programme notes 36–38
Range 9–12
Root the note on which a triad is based 27
Root position a triad is in root position when the root is the lowest note 29
Second inversion a chord is in second inversion when fifth note of the triad is the lowest note 29
Secondary chords chords based on the second, third, sixth (submediant) and seventh notes of a scale 28
Simultaneous onset a way to begin singing a note. The vocal folds vibrate at the same time as air is passed over them 15
Soft palate the soft area at the top of the back of the mouth 10–12
Submediant chord (or submediant triad) a secondary chord based on the submediant
Solo singing Spine 4, 5
17, 18
Tritone an interval which is the same size as three tones added together; depending on context, an augmented fourth or a diminished fifth 25
Unaccompanied singing 17, 18
Vocal folds (or vocal cords) folds of skin
at the top of the larynx which create vocal sound 9
Vowels 14-16 Warming up 6,7 Words 14-16, 36–38 Word-setting 38
Subdominant the fourth note of a scale 27, 52
Subdominant chord (or subdominant triad) a primary chord based on the subdominant note of a scale 27, 52
Submediant the sixth note of a scale 52
note of a scale
Tension 5
Text 14, 38
Throat 9, 11
Tone 9–12
31, 52
Tonic the first note or ‘key note’ of a
scale 27, 52
Tonic chord (or tonic triad) a primary chord
based on the tonic note of a scale 27 Trachea the windpipe 9
Triad a three-note chord
27, 28, 52
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