chest register


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the lower ranges of the voice in speaking or singing

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Whatever the character of these tones may be, they belong to the chest register, but with a modification of volume with which we are going to concern ourselves.
But her performance boasted all of her customary technical command (loud and soft were equally accessible), pealing top notes and powerful chest register.
In other words, they either "push" the chest register up (usually at the risk of an abrupt register transition at the upper end of the chest register range), or they produce soft breathy sounds, in both cases severely limiting the dynamic range and timbral variability of the voice at those particular pitches.
This is why building the chest register does not make the voice weighty.
The chest register is limited to a particular range and should not be used where it does not belong, but some of the desirable qualities of the chest voice can be transported beyond its pitch boundaries through the use of specific exercises, including the portamento.
It is a mild, speech-version of the old definition of belting: carrying the chest register up too high.
The upper limit of the chest register in all female voices varies between these notes: E4, F4, and [F.
He showed me how to strengthen my weak chest register so that my voice had color and ring naturally and not artificially.
Whatever the character of these tones may be, they belong to the chest register, * but with a modification of volume with which we are going to concern ourselves.
The first series of tones of the chest register, in which the whole glottis is moved by large, loose vibrations, and the arytenoid cartilages with the vocal ligaments are in action.
Results from the survey suggest that the management of vocal registration in music theater singing appears to be a big concern for all teachers, and followed two contradictory lines of opinion on the use of chest register in the belt sound: 1) that belt is defined as chest register taken up in pitch, past the usual point of transition into head register; or 2) that belt should not be produced in this way because it is vocally damaging to do so.
If a voice were weak and light in quality it was because the chest register was undeveloped.
Mancini agreed with Tosi's two-register concept: "The voice ordinarily divides itself into two registers, one called chest register and the other head or falsetto register.
Excessive predominance of high-pitched chest register phonation.
A belting female vocalist is forcing the larynx to function as it does in chest register while producing higher pitches .