chest voice


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  • noun

Synonyms for chest voice

the lower ranges of the voice in speaking or singing

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Equally, don't use the chest voice too long, as it will sound monotonous.
Omura has a very bright and buttery tone, but sometimes lacked the solid chest voice to balance it.
I spent some time with a vocal coach and experienced the wonder of expressing my feelings and joy with my own natural adult chest voice.
It is unfortunate for a mezzo to have a rather restricted chest voice when the first aria is "Ah, chi mi dice mai," but this was no problem thereafter, and Karneus negotiated the characters mood swings with true acting skill and fine vocal style.
The next chapter (Seven), about the chest voice, is titled "Making Your Speaking Voice Sing.
What is so astonishing is that the break in her voice is difficult to detect; the lovely, velvety quality of the chest voice seems to go up and up until she has assumed the head voice without any loss of the velvety tone.
The fast vibrato occasionally works against a precise articulation of Lucrezia's more florid outbursts, but when Donizetti calls for a secure, gleaming top note or two--and sometimes when he doesn't, since most of hers were (very effectively) interpolated--she's right there with him; and that same gleam carries down to and easy, wholly efficient chest voice.
Judith Christin delivered Mistress Quickly's greetings in a booming chest voice and Angela Niederloh winningly assumed the ungrateful role of Meg Page.
Those accustomed to an Azucena with a meaty middle and low voice might have been disappointed in mezzo-soprano Kathryn Day, who employs chest voice, a rather diffuse mezza voce and then shifts into lyric soprano for the required high notes.
In fact, she sings the role of Santuzza with a full and steady tone and, when needed, an impressive chest voice.