Aging Voice

Our voice changes as we age. Although the most obvious voice changes occur in childhood and adolesence, there are a number of changes that […]

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A recorded signal is a stream of numbers called samples.  Each such sample denotes an instantaneous amplitude, theoretically corresponding to the air pressure (or sometimes velocity […]

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As an ablebodied and classically trained singer and actor, articulation to me is that practical space where lips, teeth, tongue and so on (those […]

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Bel canto singing

Bel canto singing refers to the classical (Italian) operatic singing tradition where an emphasis is placed on bringing sung pitch and the resonance of […]

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A ventriloquial practice wherein the ventriloquist’s lips move one way and her tongue moves another way. The ventriloquist is thus able to produce the […]

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Community choir singing

Community choir can be defined as a choir that draws its membership from a community at large and is inclusive. In the US, choir […]

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Consonants are classified as fricatives (generated by moving air turbulently through some part of the vocal apparatus), unvoiced plosives (bursts of air resulting from opening a […]

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Embodied Voices

Vocal sound whose production by and relationship to one or more human bodies is made evident to a listener through acts of vocalization or […]

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The distinction between utterance and enunciation in a range of contemporary theories of communication derives from linguistics and refers to the two angles one […]

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To an electronic musician, a formant is a peak in an audio signals’s spectral envelope. Formants are specified by giving their peak frequency, peak […]

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