Sharing Your Voice

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Voice..

Voice, of the people, we voice our opinion what ever we use the word is both a verb and noun.Merriam-Webster defines sound various ways.

Voice is our primary means of communication. It reflects our personality, mood, health.

Voice is the sound produced by vertebrates by means of lungs, larynx or synrinx, especially by human beings, it gets further defined as

  • Musical sound produced by the vocal folds and resonated by the cavities of head and throat.
  • The power or ability to produce musical notes.
  • A singer
  • One of the melodic parts in a vocal or instrumental composition.
  • Condition of the vocal organs with respect to production of musical tones.
  • Condition of the vocal organs with respect to production of musical tones,
  • The use of the voice for singing or acting.

Voice is also a sound resembling or suggesting vocal utterances.

The voice is also the collective medium of expression like the voice of the people.

Expressing a wish or opinion openly or formally.

As a verb it gives distinction of form or a system of inflections to indicate the relation of the subject of the verb to the action which the verb expresses active and passive voices.

But World Voice Day is about the vocal cords, and sounds. It is about celebrating voices, and encouraging people to use their voice, to communicate, for business purpose and for pleasure. Taking care of the voice is also a major concern. The theme this year being Share Your Voice.. Studies have shown that children respond to the voice of the teacher.

History of world voice day, is that it was proposed by the Brazilian Laryngologists in 1990, by 2012 it gathered quite a following and momentum. As of this year there are 66 participating countries.

The sound of our voice is produced by vibration of the vocal folds, which are two bands of smooth muscles tissues that are positioned opposite each other in the larynx. The larynx is located between the base of the vocal folds, which are two bands of smooth muscle tissue that are positioned opposite each other in the larynx. The larynx is located between the base of the tongue and the top of the trachea, which is the passageway to the lungs.

When we speak, the vocal folds open to allow us breathe, this is however preceded by a series events, the vocal folds snap together while air from the lung blows past, and make them vibrate, the vibration produced travel through the throat nose and mouth which act as resonating cavities to modulate the sound. The quality of the voice comes from its pitch, volume and tone, this in turn depends on the shape and size of the vocal folds, and the resonating cavities.

Though all of us depend on our voice for communication, there are professions many professions like singing, teaching, medicine, law, nursing, sales, and public speaking voice is a premium quality. This puts them at high risk for developing vocal cord problems.

This can be avoided by maintaining vocal hygiene… https://drscribe.wordpress.com/2011/08/10/voice-hygiene/?frame-nonce=3216674ed1

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