At New Line Theatre, where this week we will close the fourth weekend of performances of Bonnie & Clyde, I’ve been trying to devise a new tongue-twister most nights for our ritual warm-up.

Two of them from this past weekend were topical.

October tongue twisters

Some of these have been fairly creative.  Others have been repeats of something from my previous lives, including the ‘zinga-zinga-zoo’ exercise and the BDFLMTPTV series.

For the tongue-twisters here, simply take them up by half-steps, and get slightly faster each time.  Do one or the other, of course.  And in the Fall Break exercise, think in terms of a secondary dominant on ‘fabulous.’


About Jeffrey Carter

University administrator, voice teacher, choral director, professor, singer, professional theatre music director, brother, son, uncle, Anglican, Scotch drinker, chef of moderate talent, NPR fanatic, gin aficionado, proponent of the music of Herbert Howells and Elgar and Vaughan Williams, pianist, composer, theatre geek, dog love & cat hater, author & blogger, world traveler, church organist, Anglophile.

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