head voice

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Synonyms for head voice

the higher ranges of the voice in speaking or singing

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We ascribed this difference to the presence/absence of the functional head Voice in Pashto unergative constructions.
Women frequently go into their head voice and can be perceived as less credible and persuasive than men.
That Nomi could approximate an operatic vocal style in his head voice is probably not surprising, because he was taking vocal lessons with Ira Sift, a New York-based singing teacher.
Head first; the language of the head voice; a concise study of learning to sing in the head voice.
Movements get larger as her voice rises to the "metal," or head voice range.
The question isn't whether "Moulin Rouge" crooner Ewan McGregor, playing the sexiest, sweetest Sky Masterson imaginable, can cut it singing live--though he does quite capably, complete with the occasional head voice that holds the note.
For the practice of male singers singing in a high head voice by no means originates or is specific (native) to disco music.
I then switched him into his mixed light head voice production on a 5-note descending scale from [A.
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 head voice, or falsetto production may become highly unpredictable through this transition, but will likely become more stable after some time.
So to use those kind of tones on this album was great - it's obviously not opera but it's bringing a bit of that register of the head voice in.
The voice is rich, round and full, although one of the CD's highlights is Federico's lament from L'Arlesiana by Cilea, when Hervieux beautifully slips into head voice at the exposed text "il dolce sembiante" (her sweet face) as Federico longs for the girl from Aries.
Ms McDermott is also head voice coach at Fiery Feet Dance Studio in Leamington Spa and the Warwickshire-based Teen Idol project.
Mezzo-soprano Gabrielle Prata (Lalume) had difficulty negotiating the passagio between her Broadway and opera voice, and sounded like a grating clutch moving between chest and head voice.
The chest to head voice transition was easier, my low and middle voice had gained immense power and depth, and I'd gained a third on the top end of my range.