Acoustic comparison of soprano solo and choir singing.

  title={Acoustic comparison of soprano solo and choir singing.},
  author={Thomas D. Rossing and Johan Sundberg and Sten Ternstr{\"o}m},
  journal={The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America},
  volume={82 3},
Five soprano singers were recorded while singing similar texts in both choir and solo modes of performance. A comparison of long-term-average spectra of similar passages in both modes indicates that subjects used different tactics to achieve somewhat higher concentrations of energy in the 2- to 4-kHz range when singing in the solo mode. It is likely that this effect resulted, at least in part, from a slight change of the voice source from choir to solo singing. The subjects used slightly more… CONTINUE READING

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