head register


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head register

n.
One of the higher ranges of the voice in singing or speaking, including the falsetto. Also called head voice.
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Noun1.head register - the higher ranges of the voice in speaking or singing; the vibrations of sung notes are felt in the head
register - (music) the timbre that is characteristic of a certain range and manner of production of the human voice or of different pipe organ stops or of different musical instruments
falsetto - a male singing voice with artificially high tones in an upper register
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Hall carefully explained to Wallace that they needed to step back and spend at least a semester just working on the head register before they started to do any belt singing.
Les eventually asked Lynne out for a drink and after six months of courting he proposed to Lynne on Christmas Day 1978 and they married the following June at Gates head Register Office.
Garcia designates by the name of the falsetto head register.
Articulatory diferences were noted between head register, modal register, and belting.
The head register, in the same manner and by the same vibrations, and with a partial closing of the vocal ligaments.
They suggested that for women, legit is cricothyroid (CT) or head register dominant, (13) while for men, it generally remains in chest or TA dominant production.
Large and Iwata found that the amount of air flow increased from chest to head register during their comparison study of vibrato and straight tones.
Machine the motor register, top column flange and head register.
At that point, the falsetto register begins to dominate the head register.
In her discussion of registration, she states that the thyroartyenoid muscles are passive in the female chest register, and active in the head register.
In male singers the zona di passaggio or transitional zone defined the area of transition from chest register dominance to head register dominance (often referred to as falsetto in voice science literature).