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Performing Media:. Voices and Instruments. The Voice. Throughout history, singing has been the most widespread and familiar way to make and share music. Ancient Greek drama included a chorus.

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performing media

Performing Media:

Voices and Instruments

the voice
The Voice
  • Throughout history, singing has been the most widespread and familiar way to make and share music.
  • Ancient Greek drama included a chorus.
  • Singers have always had a magnetic appeal. Today many singers become the most popular people of their respective cultures
the voice1
The Voice
  • There is something magical in the connection between singer and audience.
  • The voice is the only instrument that can fuse a word with musical tone. Thus poetry and singing have been forever linked.
how it works
How it works.
  • Air from the lungs passes the vocal cords causing them to vibrate and make sound.
  • The pitch of the sound is determined by the tension of the cords. (Tighter=higher, Looser=lower)
  • The timbre of the sound is determined by several factors including the throat, mouth, tongue, and nasal cavity.
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XGds2GAvGQ
vocal range
Vocal Range
  • A well trained classical singer will command a pitch range that spans a little more than 2 octaves
  • Most amateur or untrained voices command 1.5 or less.
vocal classifications
Vocal Classifications
  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Tenor
  • Bass

In most cases the female voice is higher than the male due to the size of the vocal cords

The four basic vocal ranges are;

This will be further broken down on the next slide

vocal classifications1
Vocal Classifications

Female: High to Low

Male: High to Low

Tenor

Baritone

Bass

  • Soprano
  • Mezzo-Soprano
  • Alto (or Contralto)
soprano
Soprano

Classically Trained

Non-Classical

Mariah Carey

Julie Andrews (Sound of Music)

Anne Hathaway

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0IA3ZvCkRkQ

  • KiriTeKanawa
  • Renee Flemming
  • Anna Natrebko
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRuYQ9KRJms
mezzo soprano
Mezzo-Soprano

Classically Trained

Non-Classical

Beyonce

Whitney Houston

Madonna

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ipQ0fE0MRWQ

  • Marilyn Horne
  • Cecilia Bartoli
  • Frederica Von Stade
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LL614LDMASg
alto or contralto
Alto or Contralto

Classically Trained

Non-Classical

Adele

Etta James

Alicia Keys

Amy Winehouse

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUmZp8pR1uc

  • Marian Anderson
  • Ernestine Schumann-Heink
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_EkIRLnSj7k

*The operatic or classically trained contralto is possibly one of the rarest of voice types.

tenor
Tenor

Classical

Non-Classical

Michael Jackson

Ewan McGregor

Bruno Mars

Justin Timberlake

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SjBY99XmqAU

  • Luciano Pavarotti
  • Placido Domingo
  • Enrico Caruso
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0PMq4XGtZ4
baritone
Baritone

Classical

Non-Classical

Frank Sinatra

Michael Buble

Josh Groban

Eddie Vedder (Pearl Jam)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYgqZYQYzwA

  • Robert Merrill
  • Dmitri Hvorostovsky
  • Bryn Terfel
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1fmtMMDrLk
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Bass

Classical

Non-Classical

Johnny Cash

Barry White

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NpPQBL7PNhs

  • James Morris
  • Rene Pape
  • Nicolai Ghiarov
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0oMjRhlaMaI
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