chest tone

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Synonyms for chest tone

the lower ranges of the voice in speaking or singing

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You must be careful because belting, which can cause you to raise your chest tones to a high pitch, can damage your voice.
She spun out breathtaking pianissimo notes, dazzling runs of ornamentation, dark chest tones throbbing with emotional force.
She punches out her concluding note, a C above middle C lying in the middle, not at the top, of the soprano range, with surprising dramatic force, but on the whole she avoids the exaggerated use of chest tones that characterized her performances of Falla's Seven Popular Spanish Songs.
In the female voice, don't push your heavier chest tones about the "F" lying above "middle C.
Seldom do we hear a mezzo who doesn't once resort to the cheap effect of chest tones.