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The technique of throat singing cannot be mastered like this, just reading books or articles on the topic. Partly because the person who is eager to learn this art lacks the very idea of such singing, and partly also because outside control is important in the practice of teaching. In any case, the theoretical information provided to you should be used rather as an addition to think about and understand the practice of singing, but you need to learn to sing at least by video, if this is not possible live. Before speaking about the technique of throat singing, let us consider the question of the sounds that make up our voice.
Three sound floors can be distinguished, the colors of which are mixed and transformed into a single voice stream: the middle floor is a bourdon, the sound obtained by closing or vibration of the vocal cords; upper floor – overtone (“above” tone) obtained by vibration of the head resonators; lower floor – Unterton, in which the soft tissues of the larynx vibrate. Continue reading