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Wikipedia: “Belting is a specific technique of singing by which a singer brings their chest register above its natural passaggio (break) at a loud […]

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Medical Breath occurs when the vocal folds in the trachea are parted in order to allow air to enter and fill the lungs, or […]

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Merriam Webster Of chickens, geese, etc. : to make loud, unpleasant sounds; to laugh noisily Oxford English Dictionary Stupid loquacity, silly chatter. Colloq. phr. […]

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Circular Breathing

Circular breathing is a technique used by players of some wind instruments to produce a continuous tone without interruption. This is accomplished by breathing […]

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Wikipedia A countertenor is a type of classical male singing voice whose vocal range is equivalent to that of the female contralto or mezzo-soprano voice types. The countertenor range is generally equivalent to […]

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Wikipedia (\fȯl-ˈse-(ˌ)tō\ Italian: diminutive of “false”) is the vocal register occupying the frequency range just above the modal voice register and overlapping with it by approximately […]

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VERB to laugh lightly in a nervous, affected, or silly manner (Google) to laugh in a nervous or childlike way (Merriam-Webster) to laugh with […]

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Glottal Stop

Wikipedia: T​he g​lottal stop​is a type of consonantal sound used in many spoken languages, produced by obstructing airflow in the vocal tract or, more […]

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Sotto Voce

Wikipedia Sotto voce (/ˈsɒtoʊ ˈvoʊtʃeɪ/; Italian: [ˈsotto ˈvoːtʃe], literally “under voice”) means intentionally lowering the volume of one’s voice for emphasis. The speaker gives […]

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Encyclopedia Britannica: Sprechstimme, (German: “speech-voice”), in music, a cross between speaking and singing in which the tone quality of speech is heightened and lowered […]

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