vocalism

[voh-kuh-liz-uhm]
noun
1.
Phonetics.
a.
a vowel, diphthong, triphthong, or vowel quality, as in a syllable.
b.
the system of vowels of a language.
2.
the use of the voice, as in speech or song.
3.
the act, principles, or art of singing.

Origin:
1860–65; vocal + -ism

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vocalism (ˈvəʊkəˌlɪzəm)
 
n
1.  the exercise of the voice, as in singing or speaking
2.  singing, esp in respect to technique or skill
3.  phonetics
 a.  a voiced speech sound, esp a vowel
 b.  a system of vowels as used in a language

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Voices follow character, and nothing is better than a superb vocalism.
Though her sound was not always attractive, this was visceral, blazing and deeply affecting vocalism.
All the vocalism evidenced long drill and much care.
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