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

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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 ...
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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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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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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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Is there a standard meaning of “low”, “medium”, “high” voice in sheet music?

I started taking voice lessons a few months ago. I have one book of music that says it's for "medium high voice". Looking at some other sheet music books I need they sometimes indicate "low voice" or "...
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What Kind Of Voice Do I Have

So, I have been playing (guitar) and singing some Blues for a while, then about two months ago somebody told me that I sounded good. But if I take some formal voice lessons that I would sound much ...
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Extend lower range

I'm 14 years old my vocal range is it may sound crazy for 14 year old but B1 to about C5 I would like to extend my lower range can anyone help?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Replacing male with female voices in vocal arrangement

If I have a vocal arrangement which was originally written for male voices, what do I do to replace one (or more) of the male voices by a female voice? Do I ask the female singer to sing the exact ...
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What Vocal Exercises Should I do?

I'm a tenor with a range of A2-D5(F5) I can almost belt an A4. The songs I perform require me to sing with a full tone through all of the phrases, even into the high notes. A weak falsetto won't cut ...
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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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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 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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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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Transposing Range

Is transposing songs to your vocal range more octave based or pitch based? What I'm asking is can you transpose songs up or down an octave or are you looking to transpose to a different pitch within ...
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Vocal ranges and voice types

What's the point in knowing your vocal range and voice type ? I'd also like some insight on tessitura and the purpose of knowing it. If the tessitura is the spot within your vocal where you sound the ...
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Optimum Singing Pitch

Do singers have an optimum pitch within their tessitura (the range within which most notes of a vocal part fall) or would the their tessitura be considered the optimal pitches? I already know about ...
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What is my voice type?

my name is Joudrick Sanchez, my grandmother is a very nice singer, not famous but, she is great singer, she teach me certain things, but she doesn't told me anything about my voice type, either my ...
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Mezzo soprano and Soprano difference

What is the exact difference between a mezzo soprano and a soprano? Have heard that both have almost the same range but what is the exact difference? If mezzo is slightly weak in singing in head voice,...
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Naming of notes in choral music?

I've got to grips with Scientific Pitch Notation (e.g middle C is C4) but in a choral setting I am often confused because there seems to be a whole nomenclature where certain notes have specific names....
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Does a person have a biological lower and upper limit with the tone one can achieve with his/her voice?

I want to be better at singing and I'm taking voice lessons for that. However, one of my main concerns is my voice range. I have a low voice and because of that, I can rarely find a song that doesn'...
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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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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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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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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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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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What am I given my vocal range? [duplicate]

I'm looking for help here, Am I a Baritone? My current vocal range is A3 the lowest I can go, and a I can hit up to F5, If I go to G5 I start getting a falsetto. What am I?
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Find Vocal Range with Statistics/Hertz

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....
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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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Whats my vocal type? [duplicate]

Hi guys my vocal range is G3-C5 what vocal type am I? I have just started singing last year in HS and really like it, however I would like to know what is my vocal type based off of my range. I used ...
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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 ...
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Transpose Songs To Fit My Vocal Range

If my vocal range is C2-C4 and I get a song that's C3-C5 should I be looking to transpose the song's range as close to the octave of my vocal range as possible or the pitch? What I mean is would I ...
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Tessitura of a piece

How do you find the tessitura of a piece? I know you're looking for the lowest and highest notes but where exactly are you looking for them? Are you looking for the lowest and highest notes in a ...
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What is my current octave range, can it go much farther, and how can I increase it?

My lowest note is a D3, and my highest note is an F6. I am a 14 year old female. I play clarinet, so I am often exercising my lungs even when I am not singing. My dad has more of an average range, but ...
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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.
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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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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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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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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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Passagio Points & Vocal Breaks

What the purpose of a singer or vocalist knowing the different breaks in their passagio. Does knowing your passagio points reveal what voice you're in?
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Any frequency checker to determine the c3 to c4 (octave)?

I am practicing singing and trying to achieve the notes .I am using garage band , trying to hit the c3 note(vocal training). Is there any way to check the frequency of my "vocal pitch" in garage band.
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Voice Range help [closed]

I am currently barely 16 years old, male and my voice seems to be very uncommon. I can hit a low D & low E with a bit of warming up and hit a low F without much trouble. Due to this I wonder how ...
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How much can one (on average) increase chest voice range before reaching genetic potential?

I have been receiving singing lessons for 3 months now, from (I believe to be) a fantastic vocal coach. I have managed to increase my range in this time, from my highest note being G4, to achieving B5 ...
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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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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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Head voice weak “a” vowel

Whenever I sing "e" vowel in head voice I can feel the vibrations on head by placing a hand and the "e" vowel in head voice is strong as well and also "o" vowel. But when I place my hand on my head ...
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How can i know the scale of a instrumental? [closed]

Actually i want to know the scale of a instrumental music. I want to write some lyrics on that instrumental but i'm not getting the scale. Also about the ups and downs in vocals according to the music,...
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How do I find out my voice type?

If my vocal range is (A2-)F3-B5(-C7), what is my voice type? I tried looking on google but it doesn't specify exactly my voice type, it just shows common voice types.