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From the Ted Talk by Claron McFadden: Singing the primal mystery

Unscramble the Blue Letters

For example, there are different colors and each color gets a different type of siginng — pop, country and westren, opera, jazz — and you just have to be consistent with that color. You see there are different lines. You choose in your own tempo in your own way to flloow the line, but you must respect it, more or less. And these little dots, these represent a sort of sound that's not a vocal, not a layricl way of expressing the voice. Using the body — it could be sneezing, it could be coughing, animals —

Open Cloze

For example, there are different colors and each color gets a different type of _______ — pop, country and _______, opera, jazz — and you just have to be consistent with that color. You see there are different lines. You choose in your own tempo in your own way to ______ the line, but you must respect it, more or less. And these little dots, these represent a sort of sound that's not a vocal, not a _______ way of expressing the voice. Using the body — it could be sneezing, it could be coughing, animals —

Solution

  1. follow
  2. lyrical
  3. singing
  4. western

Original Text

For example, there are different colors and each color gets a different type of singing — pop, country and western, opera, jazz — and you just have to be consistent with that color. You see there are different lines. You choose in your own tempo in your own way to follow the line, but you must respect it, more or less. And these little dots, these represent a sort of sound that's not a vocal, not a lyrical way of expressing the voice. Using the body — it could be sneezing, it could be coughing, animals —

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
claron mcfadden 2
john cage 2

Important Words

  1. animals
  2. body
  3. choose
  4. color
  5. colors
  6. consistent
  7. coughing
  8. country
  9. dots
  10. expressing
  11. follow
  12. jazz
  13. line
  14. lines
  15. lyrical
  16. opera
  17. pop
  18. represent
  19. respect
  20. singing
  21. sneezing
  22. sort
  23. sound
  24. tempo
  25. type
  26. vocal
  27. voice
  28. western