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Chest voice (Fr. voix de poitrine; Ger. Bruststimme; It. voce di petto)locked

  • J.B. Steane


A term that is used in two connections (leaving aside the anatomical conditions under which the chest voice functions): the lower part of the female vocal range and the upper part of the male. In both instances it applies to a certain type of voice production and its resulting sound, which is quite distinct from that of the head voice (...

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