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Throat Singing

“Soundscapes: Throat Singing” Smithsonian Folkways Throat- singing, a guttural style of singing or chanting, is one of the world’s oldest forms of music. For […]

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Vocal Fry

Medical Vocal fry occurs when the vocal (arytenoid) cartilages squeeze together very tightly.  This allows the vocal cords themselves to be loose and floppy. […]

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Vocal Hiccup

Physiology A rapid inhalation under closed vocal chords. Without exhaling, the vocal chords are released just enough for them to vibrate under that inhalation, […]

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Whistle Tone

Physiology The whistle register is the highest phonational register, sometimes referred to as “hyper” head voice. It begins above the soprano “high C” (C6) […]

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