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If your goal is to find which octave the original recording is... just go to the keyboard and find which note matches the voice on the recording. This process can be tedious at first but will help you to develop your ear for hearing which octave something is in. Know that identifying octave instantaneously is not a crucial musical skill unlike identifying ...


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Nope, nothing wrong with your voice. An octave and a half chest range isn't bad. The quality of the sound in each register matters more than the range. No use for a 2 octave chest if the bottom is grunty and the top is squeaky. To work with it, two thoughts: You should focus on the transition to mix around B4 up to E5. It's quite hard, but if you can ...


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The big problem is that the source wave form is rather complicated. A singing voice is not something that is easily composed like an instrument sound (and instrument sounds themselves are remarkably complicated which is part of why primitive sampling technologies (like the Mellotron) couldn't effectively emulate real instruments. You would need to have ...


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Outside of the V -> I cadence and the occasional Plagal motion from IV to I, leaps in the voice leading are generally in only 1 voice. Having a progression that is all root position triads and isn't planing or a simple IV -> V -> I is awkward, especially in the Classical Style that people like Beethoven, Haydn, and Mozart wrote in. Even Chopin has some ...


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I think the confusion is that in English terminology ii6 means e.g. Dm6 (DFAH) while in classic harmony (German terminology) ii6 means FACD (Dm7) 1st. inversion. Edit: ii6 (= 1st inversion of ii) is FAD ... of course!


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Based on your post I get the impression that you just sing but don't take voice lessons. If that is true I'd recommend getting a voice coach. They can help you "develop" your voice properly and extend your range. As another answer pointed out you don't discover range you develop it. With proper technique you might have half an octave more on each side of ...


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You won't get better at 'picking a key to sing my songs in' by knowing what octave they're singing in. You'll either be able to sing in the key they sing in, or you won't. Knowing the key of a particular track by a particular artist is pretty well academic. For example, if you want to sing a song at an open mic, and you know what the key is, it might help. ...


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Sounds like you are a bass. You are young so your tessitura may change slightly with time.


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As a contralto i think of myself as a female bass with a baritone tessitura...e2 to A4, maybe a little higher on a day when my energy level is high and i can really employ power...most comfortable in third octave rang. I take lessons and have learned that with proper technique and the correct key I can adapt most songs to my range. I think power or air/...


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