Phonational profiles of male trained singers and nonsingers.

  title={Phonational profiles of male trained singers and nonsingers.},
  author={Richard J. Morris and W. S. Brown and D. M. Hicks and Environment Howell},
  journal={Journal of voice : official journal of the Voice Foundation},
  volume={9 2},
The purpose of this study was to compare the mean speaking fundamental frequency (SFF), speaking frequency range, and mean speaking intensity for a group of trained male singers and a group of age-matched non-singers in three age ranges: 20 to 35 years old; 40 to 55 years old; and older than 65 years. Each subject was recorded as he read "The Rainbow Passage" and produced the vowel /a/ to the limits of his phonational frequency range. The data indicated that the mean SFF of the nonsingers was… CONTINUE READING

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