You will need
- the voice, apparatus for determining the color of the voice
Of course, voice tone depends not only on the ability to reproduce a certain number of octaves, but from the timbre, transient notes and other indicators of vocal abilities. More accurate data can be obtained with the help of special equipment to study in detail the outgoing sound and klassificeret in certain areas.
Sound, the spectrometer receives the sound of the voice through a special microphone and sound amplifier. Electroacoustic filters divide the sound into its component parts. All actions of the equipment can be seen on the available screen. Next is the formant analysis of speech disfluencies composition of sound, as speech formants directly affect the awareness of sounds. Of particular importance in the recognizability of sounds have the first two or three vowels, so you can recognize different people with similar formatami.
Standard classification of types of voice lets you know the timbre of the voice of man. The highest vote is considered to be a soprano (for women) and tenor (for men). The average and most common sound of human voice is a mezzo-soprano (for women) and a baritone (for men). Fairly rare type of voice is considered to be contralto (female) and bass (men). Main types of voices , in turn, vary according to altitude variation and the nature of the timbre of the voice, and therefore involves various subtypes (lyric baritone, bass-activist, tenor-Altino, dramatic tenor, etc.).
Singing should be fun and a joy to the owner of the voice, i.e. it should not torn ligament while playing sounds. You should not imitate any artiste because in this case there is a loss of individuality of the singer.
For the singer it is very important to initially correctly identify the type and tone of voice, to further develop their talent and to guide action to improve the sound.
Advice 2 : How to determine tone of voice
To learn how to sing well, is important at the outset to know what key you voice. It can be difficult to determine because the singing voice may be quite different from that which you use in everyday life.
Take the definition of the type of voice before the start of serious practice singing. Otherwise, you risk severely impair your vocal performance unsuitable for you exercise and parties. It is best when determining the vote to consult with the teacher, so as to adequately hear ourselves singing without proper experience it is quite difficult. Even if you plan to do yourself as an Amateur, sign up for one or two classes to a specialist to determine the timbre of the voice.
Find out tessiturnyh endurance of his voice. This concept means the extent to which suits you the specific pitch of the notes. This is determined by the stamina through the execution of the works with a different tessitura - the pitch of the notes in relation to your vocal capabilities. Pick yourself or ask the teacher to choose some works with a wide range of used notes. If you have not yet learned to read music, you can sing using role model records already existing artists, and also to focus on the music and the pitch of the notes in it. But even if you were able to perform the work as a whole, it does not mean that all the notes fit to your voice. An experienced teacher will be able to mark the moments when you are not able to sing in your normal voice and go to falsetto. Also you should observe what range you sing more comfortable and have less strain your vocal cords.
Find out the timbre of your voice. Timbre is the qualitative characteristic of voice, which is given according to the subjective feeling of the listener. For one type of voice, for example, tenor, tone - sonorous, soft and thick. Depending on this distinguished subtypes of voices - lyric, dramatic, distinctive tenor. From the set of indicators that your music teacher will be able to conclude what type of voice you possess.
Advice 3 : What voice is called baritone
Until the late 18th century, knowledge about the male votes were limited to two types: bass and tenor. Only after the lost tenors in Opera its leading position, gradually popular with the public, and many famous composers were nice and rich baritones.
Baritone, from Greek - heavy. Not accidentally, the voice got its name. The holders of the baritone mostly performing the roles of courageous character.
Of all the varieties of men's voices, the baritone is considered the most beautiful. Often experts, connoisseurs and even some Opera critics claim that the baritone is the Foundation of masculinity, combining rich gloss tenor and magnificent the power of the bass.
The baritone has gained recognition and status of the solo voices only in the 19th century, in the era of romanticism. Previously, the baritone was part of a choral ensemble. And thanks to the famous operas by Rossini and Verdi, the baritone had the opportunity to voice a different character or role. This brave heroes and powerful monarchs, angry and humiliated husbands. Along with this baritone windy fulfils the role of don Giovanni and the nature restless inventor and restless - Figaro.
But times change and manners! In our time, the tenor regained its former glory and demand, the baritone, is considered the more common and is found most often among singers.
Types of baritone
The character of the sound, as all the singing voices, baritones have their own varieties:
The lyric baritone is a high, lyrical voice, like a tenor, but with a more dense sound. An example of a lyric baritone is the famous Aria of the same Figaro, performed by Muslim Magomayev.
Dramatic baritone has a stronger range of the male voice. It is often called 'bass-baritone voice". As an example of sounding dramatic baritone can lead Escamillo from the Opera "Carmen", Iago from "Othello", and Amonasro from Aida.
Lyric-dramatic baritone has a universal character can perform and lyrical, and the dramatic part. There are also bass – baritone (a baritone with low notes) and tenor baritone (baritone with high notes). These types are intermediate baritone.
The merit of the fact that the baritone is recognized as an independent solo voice, able to collect notices and to do considerable fees, belongs to, She and Caruso, Adelina Patti, Yes and Titta Ruffo, gathered in America up to 10 000 gold liras for one concert. I'm sure many know the famous Estonian singer-baritone Georg OTS, who played in the movie "Mister X". Also baritone for a different sound have such singers as Muslim Magomayev, Joseph Kobzon, Dmitry Khvorostovsky, Yuri Gulyaev, Edward hill and others.