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answered Classical music example for seamless transition from one section to other with changing keys
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revised Are open or closed mouthpieces better for clarinets and saxophones?
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answered History of screaming in music throughout the world
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answered Can anyone learn to sing?
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comment Finding and improving singing range and power
@Matthaeus: You should not wait until you're 30 for an accurate range; just be aware that where you are now isn't necessarily where you'll be then. As for the "cleft"—there isn't a limit, and the two ranges usually overlap a fair amount. (The fact that they're different vocal production mechanisms means that it's not necessarily one or the other.)
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comment Finding and improving singing range and power
@jjmusicnotes: It also sounds like the OP is talking about assignments in choruses, where he likely has little, if any, control over the repertoire performed.
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answered Finding and improving singing range and power
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answered Improving Singing Clarity
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asked What is a “Naturstimme?”
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comment Orchestration and painting evenly over the spectrum
It sounds like you're referring more to the clarity of the sound than the "fullness" of it. Could you suggest a musical example of the contrast you're interested in exploring?
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answered Orchestration and painting evenly over the spectrum
Jan
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comment How do I develop a bass voice?
OK. That's much more believable. On the other hand, you really don't need to go down to A1—there's only a handful of works that call for it! Practically, it sounds like you're a baritone. You shouldn't really need to get much lower than the Eb2—and even then, it's more a "bonus" than a necessity.
Jan
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comment How do I develop a bass voice?
That's actually quite a high range—more or less a tenor range. But the bottom note is quite a lot higher than the bottom note for "typical male voices."
Jan
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comment How do I develop a bass voice?
A bunch of questions here: Are you sure you have your ranges notated correctly? An adult male who can't comfortably sing below A3 (the A directly below middle C) can't really sing any of the standard male voice parts (at least not as they're normally written). What is your top note? Might you really be a tenor or countertenor instead?
Jan
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comment What is a baritenor?
Seems to be. Every conductor seems to have his or her own opinion of where I should sing. (I've been asked to sing everything from bass II to tenor I in the last decade.)
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comment What is a baritenor?
It's changed since those days, but in chest and head voice it's from F2 to Ab4, plus a falsetto range that goes from roughly F3 to F#5. My tessitura, though, is roughly Eb3 to F4.