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Unformatted text preview: power of the singer's lungs head voice in which the resonance occurs primarily in the singer's head. Pitches produced using head voice are higher than those produced using chest voice. middle voice which lies in between these two extremes A singer who yodels moves back and forth between these two ranges. soprano , alto , tenor and bass • directors group voices into four vocal ranges • In order, these terms refer to high and low women's voices and high and low men's voices, respectively countertenors There are men who can sing alto and even soprano, primarily by singing falsetto, or imitating the sound of a woman's voice; men who do this kind of singing exclusively. (Palestrina’s time) mezzo-soprano second soprano, between (first) soprano and alto Baritone First bass, between tenor and (second) bass...
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course MUS 1220 taught by Professor Mathis during the Spring '08 term at Baylor.
- Spring '08