glottal attack

glot·tal at·tack

(glot'ăl ă-tak')
Excessive glottal closure before phonation resulting in loud and sudden voice onset.
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There are also vocalises that improve resonance and articulation, that incorporate nasal exercises, tongue relaxation methods, and tactics to avoid the hard glottal attack.
After that the patient is asked to produce the hard glottal attack with the addition of stretching the vowel while gliding down to a lower pitch.
Of particular interest are the recommendations for medications, foods and behaviors that singers should avoid and explanations of the causes and remedies for glottal attack and throat tension.
His fundamental frequency (speaking voice) was 124 Hz, and a hard glottal attack and hyperfunction were noted.
Additional therapeutic goals include the elimination of hard glottal attack, balance of oral and nasal resonance, forward placement of voicing, and development of relaxed phonation and articulation.
Granulomas can occur as a result of the combination of acute mucosal ulceration of the vocal process, LPR, and chronic vocal trauma caused by throat clearing and/or a hard glottal attack.
If, however, the instructor told Ben how to produce a more balanced onset and avoid the glottal attack, he or she would be providing prescriptive feedback.
20 Hard onset, also known as pressed or glottal onset, hard or glottal attack, initiates tone with "the vocal folds closing tightly before phonation starts.
8) The coup de glotte, suggested by Miller as a remediation for breathiness, may not be the best option for worship singers, since it may increase glottal attack, a tendency already strong in the majority of singers.
Singers who belt (and their speaking counterparts, cheerleaders) use very high breath pressure plus the glottal attack, and they use these abusive behaviors for unusually long periods of time.
In addition to Mandl, there were at least four more critics of Garcia, whose assessments of his method varied in severity from simply advocating a breathy or "simultaneous" glottal attack as a way to cushion the glottal plosive (which they all perceived the coup de la glotte to be), to American physician Dr.
In "Breathe," her character is struggling with accepting her set-backs so she uses some glottal attacks and vibrant bright belting to exemplify these heightened emotions.