History of Gregorian chants
Gregorian chorales, Gregorian chants ... Most of us automatically associate these words with the Middle Ages (and rightly so). But the roots of this liturgical chant go back to the…

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Vocal and singing How to introduce yourself to the competition - simple tips
Every vocalist dreams of winning a vocal competition or getting into a popular group, especially if he is young and talented. However, even the vocal teacher does not accurately imagine…

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How to sing
A singer who has not prepared his vocal chords for certain loads arising in the process of performing some complex fragments of a work, as well as an athlete who…

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Determine the type of voice in a child and an adult

Each voice is unique and unique in sound. Thanks to these features, we can easily recognize the voices of our friends even by telephone. Singing voices differ not only in timbre, but also in pitch, range, individual coloring. And in this article you will learn how to correctly determine the type of voice of a child or adult. As well as how to determine your convenient range. Singing voices always fit one of the vocal characteristics that came up at the Italian opera school. They were compared in sound to musical instruments of a string quartet. As a rule, the sound of a violin was compared with the female voice of a soprano, viola – with mezzo.

The lowest voices – contralto – were compared to the sound of a horn (like the tenor tone), and the low bass voices were compared to the double bass. So there was a classification of voices close to choral. Unlike the church choir, in which only men sang, the Italian opera school expanded the possibilities of singing and allowed the creation of a classification of female and male voices. Indeed, in the church choir, women’s parties were performed by treblers (sopranos) or tenor-altino. This characteristic of voices has been preserved even today not only in opera, but also in pop singing, however, in the pop the sound supply is different. Continue reading

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