raspiness

raspiness

(ˈrɑːspɪnəs)
n
the quality or state of being raspy
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Miley Cyrus's voice has really evolved from her early country days and here almost mirrors the raspiness of a Janis Joplin, and it's just a brilliant addition to the back beat of producer Mark Ronson.
For regular sopranos, between 40-50% reported occasional changes to all areas except singing in tune, cracking, raspiness, and lower range, slightly lower than the percentages for the high sopranos in the same areas.
His recognisable vocals strain on the storytelling Shelter's refrain: "But it's so hard building a house in the dark" - and the sombre Gunfight, but after a couple of listens, the raspiness can grate.
Joan had stopped breathing while under anaesthesia during a diagnostic procedure at a New York clinic to examine raspiness in her voice.
The deterioration was characterized by raspiness and fatigue.
"For me, a label limits a concept," Field says in a voice rivaled in raspiness only by Kathleen Turner's.
"The tracks that get us in the mood all possess the same qualities including a greater dynamic range, more use of the high chest voice, more raspiness in the voice and less use of vocal vibrato," said Dr Mullensiefen.
"The study unveiled that the best tracks for seduction in the bedroom - essentially what gets us in the mood - all possess the same qualities including a greater dynamic range, more use of the high chest voice, more raspiness in the voice and less use of vocal vibrato," Mullensiefen said.
The raspiness of fallen leaves in your voice as you ask me to assume power of attorney.
Both calls have short barrels, which increase their raspiness. Wing Mann is Wing Nutz's latest short-reed goose call.
"I like the raspiness to her voice but don't feel any connection.
I will now focus on the genre that got me started onto this track to begin with: musicians trained to sing in the rhythmic and melodic style of the North American black choir and black gospel marked by techniques such as melisma, low diaphragm belting, staccato arpeggios, and the controlled alternation between vocal silkiness and raspiness. I eventually got to know forty of these artists quite well (thirty men and ten women).