Book Announcement: A Cybernetic Study of Speaking and Singing

A Cybernetic Study of Speaking and Singing now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Hardback, pp160, £58.99 / $99.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of A Cybernetic Study of Speaking and Singing, by Ion Piso.

This book presents a detailed investigation of the singing technique that is generally known as the “inhaling the voice” technique. In addition, it explores the usage of vowels in spoken and sung variants, offering advice to singers regarding how they can improve their pronunciation of vowels and consonants, so as to enhance their professional performance.

To read a full summary of the book and to read a 30-page sample extract, which includes the table of contents, please visit the following link:

All Cambridge Scholars authors and contributors are entitled to a 40% discount on this title, to claim this simply enter the author discount code on the My Order page after adding the book to your basket from the link above. For further information about the author discount, please contact

A Cybernetic Study of Speaking and Singing can be purchased directly from Cambridge Scholars, through Amazon and other online retailers, or through our global network of distributors. Our partners include Bertram, Gardners, Baker & Taylor, Ingram, YBP, Inspirees and MHM Limited. An e-book version will be available for purchase through the Google Play store in due course.

For further information on placing an order for this title, please contact

About the Author

Ion Piso started his musical career as a tenor in 1958, singing in over 200 tours on three continents, and interpreting 88 opera parts. He has also worked as a director, a professor, and as an opera manager at the Staatstheater in Oldenburg, West Germany, and the Cluj State Opera. He received a PhD in Musicology from the Bucharest Musical Academy, Romania, in 2000, after which he started writing books and articles related to vocal technique and to cultural aspects of the opera today. He has recently received awards from the Romanian Academy, and has been bestowed with the title of Doctor Honoris Causa by the Musical Academy in Cluj Napoca, his alma mater.

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