Female chorister voice development: A longitudinal study at Wells, UK. / Howard, D M; Welch, G F.

In: Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, No. 153, 2003, p. 63-70.

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Female chorister voice development: A longitudinal study at Wells, UK. / Howard, D M; Welch, G F.

In: Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, No. 153, 2003, p. 63-70.

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Howard, DM & Welch, GF 2003, 'Female chorister voice development: A longitudinal study at Wells, UK', Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, no. 153, pp. 63-70.

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Howard, D. M., & Welch, G. F. (2003). Female chorister voice development: A longitudinal study at Wells, UK. Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, (153), 63-70.

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Howard DM, Welch GF. Female chorister voice development: A longitudinal study at Wells, UK. Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education. 2003;(153):63-70.

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Howard, D M ; Welch, G F. / Female chorister voice development: A longitudinal study at Wells, UK. In: Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education. 2003 ; No. 153. pp. 63-70.

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