vocal register


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vocal register

any of the perceptually distinct regions of vocal quality, each with a characteristic range of pitches, pattern of vocal cord vibration, and tone quality. Also called register.
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The concert will conclude with Angham, an Egyptian singer known for her incredibly high ranging voice which even reaches the "whistle register," the highest human vocal register.
Kevin Short's high priest Zaccaria was more secure at the bottom than the top of his vocal register but was always a pugnaciously dramatic presence.
While singing 'Baby' he bailed on the high note in every chorus, holding the microphone away from his mouth and letting the backing track run up the vocal register.
An introduction by Austin (who writes a regular column in the Journal of Singing) gives brief biographical information on Bassini and describes his pedagogical background, as well as vocal register theories of the time and Bassini's connection to Manuel Garcia.
Stick to your own vocal register, and don't try to emulate the Bee Gees if you really want to be Staying Alive.
Mancunian Mick has stripped back the songs to semi-plugged, added a Cuban backing band and dropped his vocal register to gruff.
Doorbell HHH This is a funky upbeat tango for piano and drums with Jack White vaulting round the upper reaches of his vocal register.
We also both get to play a woman which is quite fun and requires a move up the higher vocal register.
The Bee Gees have traditionally occupied a vocal register of skyscraping heights, and have also enjoyed tremendous sales.
Sung in an awkwardly melodic, almost falsetto vocal register, with only a sparse acoustic-guitar accompaniment, it's a heart-wrenching anti-love song of which even legendary saddo Morrissey would be proud.
Spanish soprano Maria Bayo, who accepted the challenge of the three women, admits she is most comfortable with the vocal register of Antonia, and indeed she was, although her clear, confident and full voice made for an acceptable Olympia and Giulietta.
A young, second-generation Senegalese musician strongly influenced by countryman Youssou N'Dour (who played with his pianist-father in Starband decades ago), Kasse has a lovely voice and sweet songs, though he works virtually the same upper vocal register that N'Dour has abandoned in recent years.