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# Deliberately imitating the technique of Louis Armstrong,

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Deliberately imitating the technique of Louis Armstrong, jazz singer Billie Holiday’s
approach to singing was to use her voice like an instrument, in that she ranged
freely over the beat, flattened
out the melodic contours of tunes, and, in effect,
recomposed songs to suit her range, style, and artistic sensibilities.
A. Billie Holiday’s approach to singing was to use her voice like an instrument,
in that she ranged freely over the beat, flattened.
B. Billie Holiday’s approach to singing was to use her voice in a similar way
to how other musicians play instruments, in ranging freely over the beat,
flattening.
C. Billie Holiday approached singing by using her voice like other musicians
played instruments, ranging freely over the beat, flattening.
D. Billie Holiday used her voice in the same way that other musicians use their
instruments, in that she ranged freely over the beat, flattening.
E. Billie Holiday approached singing by using her voice like other musicians
Instruments, ranging freely over the beat, flattening.
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04 Oct 2008, 19:47
A. Billie Holiday’s approach to singing was to use her voice like an instrument,
in that she ranged freely over the beat, flattened.
B. Billie Holiday’s approach to singing was to use her voice in a similar way
to how other musicians play instruments, in ranging freely over the beat,
flattening.
C. Billie Holiday approached singing by using her voice like other musicians - Like can not be used for comparing ohrases, It should have 'AS'
played instruments, ranging freely over the beat, flattening.
D. Billie Holiday used her voice in the same way that other musicians use their
instruments, in that she ranged freely over the beat, flattening. - Its too wordy...
E. Billie Holiday approached singing by using her voice like other musicians
Instruments, ranging freely over the beat, flattening. - Correct
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06 Oct 2008, 06:12
E for me, but all the options are unclear. Anyway, E is the best option.
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06 Oct 2008, 14:03
My Pick is D.
Deliberately imitating the technique of Louis Armstrong, jazz singer Billie Holiday’s
approach to singing was to use her voice like an instrument, in that she ranged
freely over the beat, flattened
out the melodic contours of tunes, and, in effect,
recomposed songs to suit her range, style, and artistic sensibilities.
A. Billie Holiday’s approach to singing was to use her voice like an instrument,
in that she ranged freely over the beat, flattened.

- wrong comparison, need to be compared with Holiday.

B. Billie Holiday’s approach to singing was to use her voice in a similar way
to how other musicians play instruments, in ranging freely over the beat,
flattening.

- wrong comparison, need to be compared with Holiday.

C. Billie Holiday approached singing by using her voice like other musicians
played instruments, ranging freely over the beat, flattening.

- like is wrong - it is used to compare nouns. we are comparing using voice vs playing instruments

D. Billie Holiday used her voice in the same way that other musicians use their
instruments, in that she ranged freely over the beat, flattening.

E. Billie Holiday approached singing by using her voice like other musicians
- like is wrong - it is used to compare nouns. we are comparing using voice vs playing instruments

Instruments, ranging freely over the beat, flattening.
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