Questions tagged [vocal-range]

Vocal range is the measure of the breadth of pitches that a particular human voice can generate.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1 vote
1 answer
86 views

What do you call airy falsetto like low voice? [closed]

I'd like to know the term to call the airy low or mid voice as like the high airy sound is called "falsetto", since falsetto is used only in high notes.
user avatar
  • 11
1 vote
0 answers
38 views

How can I, as a low bass, sing higher notes in my chest voice? (This is after a couple years of attempting to expand my range) [duplicate]

For the past 2 years or so, I have been using vocal warm ups and exercises to attempt to increase my upper range. I can go down to an A1, but I cant comfortably sing higher than an E4. My choir ...
user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
63 views

Improving My Range

I am a 15-year-old female, and I am currently a high soprano. I can currently sing from a low C4 to a high F above the bar. Is there a way I could get higher and become a coloratura soprano or gain an ...
user avatar
  • 21
2 votes
1 answer
264 views

What would you say my fach could be?

I know you've already seen loads of this but I think I might need professional advice, none is available where I am. I am 17, I have a very full and resonant low register. I can give a loud D2. My ...
user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
301 views

Lyrical Contralto vs Dramatic Mezzo-soprano

I'm a self-taught singer who would like to ask about lyrical contralto vs dramatic mezzo-soprano. The range of my voice is from F3 - F5. On the upper end, I can sing up to C5 quite comfortably. (I've ...
user avatar
  • 21
17 votes
7 answers
3k views

Vocal range of a crowd

I am planning to sing a song and which has a vocal range of D3-D4. I want the crowd to join in too. Should I raise or lower the tune of this song to better fit the crowd's range? Which key or vocal ...
user avatar
5 votes
1 answer
259 views

My chest voice range is extremely narrow,

I'm a male singer. I've been studying voice, training, and doing exercises for almost 15 years and my natural chest voice range is still about the same, a D3 to about an F4. It's always been this way. ...
user avatar
  • 51
3 votes
2 answers
123 views

Why do I hit some notes only on some days

I'm a lyric baritone. My lowest modal note is D2 (I just developed it few months ago). My higher notes however seem to pose a problem. I can sing an F#4 in just about any day, however, my G4 seems ...
user avatar
4 votes
1 answer
301 views

Can vocal range extension be achieved by technique only? Or are exercises the key?

I hear all the time people talking about extending vocal range with exercises, and people talk about mixed voice... can someone clarify those questions for me (that I believe are related to each ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
377 views

most karaoke songs are too high for me to sing

i am an untrained singer, and i did many tests in the youtube videos to check my vocal range.. i can hit (not necessary sing with confidence) the g2 - g#4. is it normal it i cannot sing most of the ...
user avatar
21 votes
9 answers
8k views

Why can't I sing high notes as a young female?

I am 14 years old and want to become a singer. I have been seeing that most of the singers that are females can usually hit these amazing high notes with no problem whatsoever. Like for example ...
user avatar
  • 211
1 vote
1 answer
172 views

Vocal Ranges. How Wide?

Whilst we have various different voice 'categories', there doesn't seem to be much about actual vocal ranges. I'm guessing an average range is around two octaves of good singing voice, but this is ...
user avatar
  • 172k
5 votes
1 answer
428 views

How to deal with voice change?

I am a 14 year old boy and I think my voice is changing. Last year I used to nail notes from D4-G5 in my chest voice and I was always taking the high octave (even with the girls singing) but over the ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
138 views

What is the vocal range of an untrained tenor? [duplicate]

I have troubles below Ab2 and above Bb4 and above Gb5 in head voice / falsetto (I don’t know) I have a very light and thin voice usually I would dodge high notes but when I attempted one today I got ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
65 views

I'm a 17 year old boy who has been described as a Tenor, but somehow I feel like my voice hit a brick wall [closed]

First of all I have no idea how to warm up because somehow it feels pointless. second is that one day I would sing high and a few days or a week later it would seem like my voice is struggling to ...
user avatar
  • 1
8 votes
5 answers
1k views

Are German lieder usually flexible re male or female singers?

I've been listening to a lot of Schubert lieder - it's a form I'm learning more about. Are lieder vocals generally non-gender specific? It seems that there can be either a male or female vocal on the ...
user avatar
  • 897
0 votes
2 answers
149 views

Adjusting accompaniment to vocal range

I'm writing a new song with classical guitar and vocals. I have the choice to sing the melody in a higher octave or a lower octave (the notes are the same) and there are some tradeoffs: I can sing ...
user avatar
  • 289
2 votes
1 answer
131 views

Can I lose the ability to sing whistle notes?

I am a male 14 years old and I can whistle quite well, but if my voice will change will I lose the ability to reach them? And high notes in particular??
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
64 views

Relation between size of larynx and lowest pitch and highest pitch possible

Is there any relation between the lowest pitch possible by a person and the size of the larynx? If there exists a relation, then is there any proportion, like if the larynx is x units big/small, then ...
user avatar
  • 149
2 votes
0 answers
318 views

Need to gain one or 2 semitones vocal range... higher or lower? [duplicate]

I would love to be able to do "House of the Rising Sun" by the Animals justice. It is anchored around A but in 3 different octaves. For me, A2 is really the very ...
user avatar
  • 9,676
0 votes
1 answer
67 views

What section I would be in (13yo, D#2 - A5, E6)? [duplicate]

I can hit a D#2. I am 13. I am kind of confused on what section I would be (i.e. bass, baritone etc.) I can go up to an A5 note with my chest voice. In my head voice I can hit a E6 comfortably. Can ...
user avatar
  • 51
0 votes
0 answers
299 views

I am a middle school girl with an untrained D3 to D6 range. Is it impressive, and how much could I extend it by with training, aging, etc?

I've never had proper vocal lessons before, and my friend says 3 octaves is really impressive without proper training. Is it? None of my octaves is just screeching.
user avatar
11 votes
3 answers
5k views

What's the most comfortable key for a group to sing "Happy Birthday"

I am planning on surprising my wife for her birthday, with a montage video of all of her friends and family singing "Happy Birthday" from their own homes. To do this, I need to create a video they ...
user avatar
4 votes
4 answers
9k views

Why do I have such a small vocal range?

I’ve been working on my vocal range for a long time now, but it seems to always stay extremely small. The lowest note I can hit is the G below middle C, and the highest note I can hit (in full chest ...
user avatar
  • 143
0 votes
2 answers
70 views

What is my vocal type [duplicate]

Good Evening everyone! I am trying to discover my true vocal range and have had a couple answers. I have gotten dramatic tenor, light baritone aaaand high tenor. Certainly you can't be all 3 right? I ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
52 views

Vocal range question

My lowest note to sing is F2 (as baritone lowest) but my highest note is C5 (a tenors highest). So What am I classified as? Cause I'm both?
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
107 views

Troubles with high notes

I started taking singing lessons 1 year ago. First I was recognized as a baritono and had a not so extended range, as far as I know, I gained 2 or 3 notes in the low part and moved from a Fa4 to Si4 ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
65 views

Question regarding vocal range [closed]

I am a untrained 16 year old and my vocal range is E2 to G4# (A4 on rare occasions), so is this range good,does this make me a tenor and can I improve if I train my voice.
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
121 views

Am I still a tenor?

I'm only 16 and I recently found how to mix my head and chest registers. I LOOOOOOVE singing in my passaggio, but it feels so unnecessary since it's so high, for a male anyway. My full range goes ...
user avatar
  • 31
1 vote
1 answer
72 views

Should a singer songwriter play chord voicings outside their vocal range?

I've always understood in a band setup you want to avoid everyone fighting over the same frequency range. But the common guitar chord voicings mean you are playing notes in the range E2-G4 which ...
user avatar
  • 9,676
2 votes
1 answer
725 views

How to state the range of a song

My professor wants us to explain the range of a song by stating, for example, "range of an octave plus a 4th" rather than "the range is D to G"... because it may be different if transposed. My ...
user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
208 views

Almost tone deaf when singing

I am a bassist and I try to sing, and I hope to improve my singing. The thing is, I feel tone deaf when I'm singing live. I always shoot a little sharp or a little flat from what I should. Not ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
162 views

Sing High notes and muscles

I'm training to reach high notes with my vocal teacher and she told me that have a connection between muscles and high notes and every time that have a high note I need to make a squat to strengthen ...
user avatar
8 votes
2 answers
857 views

Singing - effect of vowels on tuning and tonality

I am a multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter. Singing for me has been a long road but recently I found out something very interesting. I have a certain song that I am very fond of but I have ...
user avatar
  • 3,421
6 votes
3 answers
655 views

Practicing notes with strain?

Should you practice the notes which you can reach but feel strain or only practice with those where you are comfortable? I apologize for any mistakes in the terminology. I am a beginner in music ...
user avatar
  • 223
2 votes
0 answers
130 views

How can I expand my whistle range?

My current highest whistle note is B6 but I want to expand it to D7 or E7. Any tips on how to do that safely? Thank you! (p.s., I can't see a vocal coach because I have social anxiety.)
user avatar
  • 21
-1 votes
3 answers
2k views

Find Vocal Range with Statistics/Hertz [closed]

Caveat: if you're not into science meets music, please just skip this post. I'm being asked to sing for a music class. I dislike singing. I don't sound good. I would not make it far on American Idol....
user avatar
  • 67
1 vote
1 answer
81 views

Low notes and puberty [duplicate]

So I've been thinking... I'm almost 18 years old and, after puberty, I can't seem to be able to reach a low D or C. My range ends at about E2-Eb2 depending on the day and I can project those, E2 at ...
user avatar
  • 129
1 vote
2 answers
73 views

how to sing smoothly in high keys as a male singer

I have tried drinking plenty of water but it still is not working for me. I am trying to sing more smoothly than i normally do, mostly my voice comes out as though am struggling to sing which should ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
420 views

Will my vocal range become lower as I get older? [duplicate]

I’m a 14 year old male right now and the lowest note I can hit is D#2; my highest note is C4 (on a good day). Can I expect my range to become lower than it already is as I get older, or will my range ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
309 views

Vocal range and key finding

If I can comfortably sing from F2 to C5 then what would be the best key for my voice? Is it C major, because I can hit this note as a tonic of C major key, or maybe is it C# major because then I can ...
user avatar
  • 141
1 vote
0 answers
192 views

How common is it to find a true baritone?

Most men I tried to sing with often sung lower than C3. I am a tenor and I find this too low. This made me think that most men are baritones but...it could be that they are, in fact, not true ...
user avatar
4 votes
3 answers
864 views

Does one's voice get lower with age?

Does your voice (range) get lower as you age? Is this a fact? If so, does it affect your lower as well as the higher end of the vocal range ( the lower end expands a small bit and some of the upper ...
user avatar
  • 129
0 votes
0 answers
59 views

How to increase my vocal range? [duplicate]

When I was about 4 years old, my vocal range was high. But now (15 years old), my vocal range has became too low. My mother tells that if I sing low octaves, my vocal range will increase. How much ...
user avatar
  • 175
1 vote
0 answers
26 views

Vocal part for my range [closed]

I have a vocal range that spans from D2 to D6 and while I love singing normal tenor part what would fit my voice best?
user avatar
  • 11
4 votes
1 answer
387 views

Will my voice sit better in the mix with a baritone guitar?

I have a deep singing voice (pleasant range: E2 to D4, extreme range: B flat 1 to F4). It is not shockingly bassy but warm. So if I want to cover a song, I need to transpose it. But I have to ...
user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
1k views

How does this Baritone singer sing so high?

Caleb Hyles has the low end richness or a Baritone, but the range of a Tenor. What singing voice type is this, and if I'm correct that he's a Baritone, how does he sing so damn high with ease?
user avatar
3 votes
1 answer
100 views

Losing my vocal range?

Just over four days ago I had a comfortable chest range of D2-F#4 but over the last two to three days it's been "reduced" down to E2-E4. I can still inch down to D2 (while sounding a bit vocal-fry-ish,...
user avatar
  • 129
0 votes
3 answers
759 views

How is it that tenors are able to sing along when the baritone chooses a low key?

It often happens that a man (maybe baritone) starts singing eg Happy birthday and the rest just start singing along. How is it that tenors are able to sing along when the baritone chooses a low key? ...
user avatar
2 votes
4 answers
890 views

Extend Lower Vocal Range

I'm a 17 year old male with a comfortable range of D2-E2 to E4-F#4. I've been working on the low as well as high end of my vocal range, and while I've gotten better at the highest end, my lows seem ...
user avatar
  • 129