Spectral characteristics of three styles of Croatian folk singing.

@article{Boersma2006SpectralCO,
  title={Spectral characteristics of three styles of Croatian folk singing.},
  author={Paul Boersma and Gordana Kovaci{\'c}},
  journal={The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America},
  year={2006},
  volume={119 3},
  pages={
          1805-16
        }
}
This paper examines the differences between three Croatian folk singing styles, namely klapa, ojkanje, and tarankanje. In order to factor out singer-specific properties, each of the styles was performed by the same 12 professional male singers. The 36 performances were analyzed with a long-term average spectrum (LTAS) method from which direct effects of the pitch distribution were removed. After factoring out each singer's average, the 36 pitch-corrected LTAS contours were reduced to a two… CONTINUE READING

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