Why is it so important to warm up before singing?  For the same reasons that you would stretch before running or  engaging in other major muscular activity.

The muscles of the larynx are small.  The traditional description of the vocal folds is that they are the length of the pink part of your pinkie fingernail.  They exist inside three cartileges that all together are about the size of a walnut.  The muscles that move the larynx cartileges are probably shorter than their names. Everything abo...


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