• Physics, Medicine
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    The Journal of the Acoustical…
    1986
  • DOI:10.1121/1.393205

Acoustic comparison of voice use in solo and choir singing.

@article{Rossing1986AcousticCO,
  title={Acoustic comparison of voice use in 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},
  year={1986},
  volume={79 6},
  pages={
          1975-81
        }
}
An experiment was carried out in which eight bass/baritone singers were recorded while singing in both choral and solo modes. Together with their own voice, they heard the sound of the rest of the choir and a piano accompaniment, respectively. The recordings were analyzed in several ways, including computation of long-time-average spectra for each passage, analysis of the sound levels in the frequency ranges corresponding to the fundamental and the "singer's formant," and a comparison of the… CONTINUE READING

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