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June 23, 2006 The Voice (played Zap Mama, Adventures in Afropea) Three elements Energy source Vibrating element Resonating chamber Head Voice Head register, light mechanism, falsetto Classically trained females use this for almost all of their range Chest Voice Chest register, heavy mechanism Classically trained males use this for almost all of their range Crooners – use conversational style; not in face; doesn’t project a long way, use microphone (Bing Crosby: microphone technique, smooth vocal delivery, relaxed vocal sound) Screamers (shouters) – (“Little” Richard Penniman; intense driving delivery, harsh rough vocal timbre) Combination Styles – not a person who sings crooner song and sings screamer song; voice is so flexible that in a single song or phrase can shift between the two. (Patsy Cline; vocal delivery combing in one song (not alternating) from one song to the other, croon/screamer styles) “Vernacular” voices often use electronic enhancement use microphone as part of technique
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2008 for the course MUSIC 102 taught by Professor Stuart during the Summer '06 term at Iowa State.

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