An acoustical study of sound production in biphonic singing, Xöömij.

@article{Adachi1999AnAS,
  title={An acoustical study of sound production in biphonic singing, X{\"o}{\"o}mij.},
  author={Seiji Adachi and Michio Yamada},
  journal={The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America},
  year={1999},
  volume={105 5},
  pages={2920-32}
}
A theory that the high melody pitch of biphonic singing, Xöömij, is produced by the pipe resonance of the rear cavity in the vocal tract is proposed. The front cavity resonance is not critical to the production of the melody pitch. This theory is derived from acoustic investigations on several three-dimensional shapes of a Xöömij singer's vocal tract… CONTINUE READING