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fal·set·to

(fawl-set'tō),
Descriptive of phonation at an unnaturally high frequency.
[It., fr. falso, false, + -etto, dim. suffix]

fal·set·to

(fawl-set'tō)
High-pitched voice produced by vibration of the anterior third of the vocal folds while the posterior folds are tightly adducted.
See also: voice
[It., fr. falso, false, + -etto, dim. suffix]
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As opposed to the common speaking tone (which Ravens labels as "modal"), the falsetto voice is produced using only edges of the vocal folds.
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Frankie's falsetto is as strong as ever, even at the age of 81.
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Angular discordant riffs - not entirely dissimilar to those dispensed by the likes of Foals or Bloc Party - may not be new but the addition of the kind of uneasy falsetto vocals that would make Chris Martin wince, made Everything Everything's 11-song set an endurance test at times.
Michael Harvey will provide a lecture on The Rebirth of Contemporary Storytelling with Fibin Theatre Company from Galway and The Scottish Falsetto Puppet Theatre drawing the day long festival to a close.
The basslines are thick, the occasional falsetto vocals well-judged and hooks memorable.
no end of blusterers, braggarts, windy, melodramatic, continually screaming in falsetto, a nuisance to These States, their own just as much as any; altogether the most impudent persons that have yet appeared in the history of lands, and with the most incredible successes, having pistol'd, bludgeoned, yelled and threatened America, the past twenty years into one long train of cowardly concessions, and still not through, but rather at the commencement.
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