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Questions tagged [vocal-range]

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

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Is my vocal range normal? and/or can it be improved? [duplicate]

I'm a 16 year old teen from Canada, and I just recently did a vocal range test and I have zero minutes of training or practicing, but my vocal range is E2-A#5. Is this normal or good?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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?
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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,...
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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? ...
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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 ...
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How to determine vocal range required to sing a particular song from sheet music

I need to list the required vocal ranges for a number of songs in order to find singers to perform in a show. Is there a way I can easily determine this from the sheet music? Thanks so much in advance ...
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How can I extend my male chest voice range higher when singing piano/pianissimo?

I sing tenor in an SATB choir and currently I can reach F#4 when singing loudly at the top of my chest voice - sometimes G4 depending on the 'shape' of the note. For all the pieces we've done this is ...
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Extension of lower end of the vocal range

I'm a 17 year old male with a comfortable range of D2- E2-E4-F#4 I've been working on my lower as well as the higher end of my vocal range and while I've gotten better at the highest end, just ...
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Are most male pop singers really tenors? [duplicate]

I listen to a fair amount of pop music, and I have picked up on the trend of high ranges for the male pop singers (Somehow, this seems less pronounced on the female side). The male pop singers all ...
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Am I using falsetto in this audio recording ? (vocal range test)

I wanted to test my vocal range, and test how high I can go without forcing too much and without using falsetto. I tried to sing C4 to C5-D5 (I did 3 recordings), but I have the feeling that above B4 ...
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Why would a man start a sing-along in a low key

I have been to sing-alongs where a man, the leader, chooses to start in a low pitch (low for me as a tenor). I can't sing that low. Why would a man choose a very low key for a sing-along? I mean, ...
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How to access super high voice range?

I'm a 20 year old guy, I was wondering if I could possibly expend my vocal range up to the 6th octave in any way ? I can go from G2 to G5 with the piano Would it be possible to hit like up to a C6 ?...
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How to cure dry voice from whisky? Water not working

I drink whisky with a high percent of alcohol (45%) to deepen my voice but today it just dried out my voice & my voice is stuck in a female range. What's the quickest way to moisturize my throat? ...
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Voice training and microphone tech

How can you balance your sound on microphone when switching between chest voice (low register) and head/falsetto voice (high register)?
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Passaggi, fach and volume

I was wondering how the locations of the passagi are to be located when their place depends seemingly quite heavily upon larynx height, time of day and especially volume sung! For example, I know ...
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Am I a mezzo soprano?

If my range is from G3-C6 with my tessiratura being from the A below middle C to the A below “high C” (C6), would I be considered a Mezzo Soprano? My break from chest voice to mixed voice is at the E ...
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Is it real vocal science to say that most men can sing A2?

I have trpuble singing A2. It is hard. The thing is: some sing-along books actually have melodies with A2. This seems strange to me since some of us aren't baritones at all. My question would be: Is ...
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Would a tenor have trouble singing in a baritone range?

When I sing higher songs, it’s much easier and I can do all sorts of fun things. However, I have a short beard and I talk with a deep, almost vocal fry voice, so it feels weird. It’s not really girly, ...
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Better learn to sing high notes with or without singing a song?

I am just starting to learn singing high notes. I often tried to sing songs that have notes I could not comfortably reach. After warming up, I quickly want to sing these songs and record my singing to ...
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I can't find a comfortable place to sing when playing guitar

My vocal range is between G2 and E4, but I cant find a place on the guitar to sing comfortable. If anyone could suggest a good place to try and sing it would be great!
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What voice to use when speaking?

OK, I believe I'm the first one asking this question because I tried to find answer everywhere and just couldn't! I am 15 years old (almost 16 years old). I always knew how to sing, and two years ...
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What do actual vocal ranges look like?

I know the theoretical range for each voice type, but I would like to understand know the real ranges of singers in practice. If you're a singer, do you have the same range as other singers with the ...
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Am I stuck like this?

My name is Stavros and I am 16 years old. My voice changed around 12-13 and my voice stopped breaking around 14. I've always wanted to sing. My current range is B1-F#5. However, I flip into falsetto ...
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Terminology confusion between Range, Register, Ambitus and Tessitura

We use the terms range, register, ambitus and tessitura with regard to how high and low an instrument or vocalist can go. I'm not at all sure how or where the terms cross over, and indeed whether they ...
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What are the typical ranges of voice types?

One of the defining features of voice types are the typical ranges and while not the deciding factor, is a good indicator of what voice type a person is. So what are the typical ranges of the main ...
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Vocal technique in the chorus of Stomp! by Brothers Johnson

I am not a singer , however I am curious about this. During the 1st Verse the singing sounds like falsetto to me. During the 2nd Verse the singing still sounds very airy , however it doesn`t sound ...
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Voice type question [duplicate]

I have a question that's been on my mind a lot.My voice is naturally low.But my vocal range extended from D3-G5 (two years ago) but now it is C3-C6 with a whistle note A#6...What does that make me? I ...
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Problems with range of songs

I started singing when I bought a guitar (a year ago). Since that, I noticed I can't sing properly almost all songs I play. I've searched a bit and found out some texts about vocal range. My range ...
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Baritone or Bass? and how to extend vocal range

I had vocal warm up and I can reach from E2-F4 tone, but am I baritone or bass? because some reference have different vocal range, for example: in reference 1 said baritone until G4 but other ...
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50 years old , haven't sung a note in my life, but

So my friend has been given a few months to live. She is incredibly strong and makes me feel like a coward for not having courage to do things that have interested me , but my fear of failure always ...
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How should I go About extending my range? [duplicate]

I am 18 and have been singing for years now, I got very dedicated when I was 15 and for two years I have been improving my self and I have already broken into a range that I thought I could not sing (...
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Is there a correlation between bass and tenor singers?

I've noticed that a lot of singers who would be classified as a bass singer can sing in the tenor range. For example, Axl Rose and Brian Johnson come to mind. I've also read several forums where ...
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Is it possible to improve my vocal range?

I am a 17 year old male. My range is currently E2 to C4 and I am untrained. My vocal range is narrow, but I want to be able to sing well. I'm wondering if I am still be able to improve my tone and ...
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How to know what note I'm singing?

I have a decently low singing voice and I was trying to sing along with some keys to see how low I could really go and when I did it I was disappointed with the results but then I did the exact same ...
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Low larynx and mask resonance

As a young tenor, I am, as many of us, constantly asking myself about the best techniques to have a powerful voice with thrilling laserbeam acuti. If we look at very good historical tenors, we see ...
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According to these audio, am I a baritone or a tenor?

I am having trouble to find my voice type, I don't know if I am a baritone or a tenor. I have 30 years of age. My lowest note that I can support is G2, but my comfortable note starts at A2-Bb2. I feel ...
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Will my voice get any higher?

I am 14, I'm a mezzo soprano but I really want to be a soprano (like in opera terms). Will my voice get any higher?
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Singing Higher with Power

I want to know how high I can sing, with power. I understand now that I have a chest voice, a head voice, and a falsetto. Naturally, I can sing really high with my falsetto, but I don't get the POWER ...
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Baritone or Tenor?

I was classified recently by two different peeople as Lyric Baritone and Spinto Tenor, and i just want other opinions. First of all i am an untrained male voice, 30 years. I have had some trouble to ...
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What is the proportion of tenors?

I would like to know what is the percentage in the population that have a tenor voice. I guess it is difficult to find this number. And I guess it changes depending on the region of the world, ...
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What are some “must-do” vocal exercises to be done everyday?

For someone who has pitching issues - what are some must-do vocal exercises that you'd suggest that must be done strictly everyday to master pitch perfection. What must be the focus while doing these ...