Control of voice fundamental frequency in speaking versus singing.

@article{Natke2003ControlOV,
  title={Control of voice fundamental frequency in speaking versus singing.},
  author={Ulrich Natke and Thomas M Donath and Karl Th Kalveram},
  journal={The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America},
  year={2003},
  volume={113 3},
  pages={1587-93}
}
In order to investigate control of voice fundamental frequency (F0) in speaking and singing, 24 adults had to utter the nonsense word ['ta:tatas] repeatedly, while in selected trials their auditory feedback was frequency-shifted by 100 cents downwards. In the speaking condition the target speech rate and prosodic pattern were indicated by a rhythmic sequence made of white noise. In the singing condition the sequence consisted of piano notes, and subjects were instructed to match the pitch of… CONTINUE READING