Show Summary Details

Page of
<p>Printed from Grove Music Online. Grove is a registered trademark. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use&#160;(for details see Privacy Policy).</p><p>date: 25 May 2019</p>

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 (...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Please subscribe to access the full content.