Vocal Registers – what’s in a name?

We've only gone and done it. We've tackled the big one. Vocal registers. Have you any idea how much grief there is on the internet about registers and what they are/mean/sound like? From the 1840s when Garcia put forward his ideas about vocal registers to the "free and frank exchange" at the CoMeT conferences in the [...]

Changing your mind is human

Changing your mind is part of human growth As you grow and mature as an adult, you get the opportunity to explore, understand and learn in a different way than the process you were given as a young child. New things are discovered, and old things are put into a wider context or debunked as simplistic [...]

Modal, falsetto and everything in between?

Almost a year ago I wrote this article (November 2019) on the misunderstandings between M1 and M2, or modal and falsetto vibrations. I'm sad to say that the confusion is still out there, with teachers saying "you can't get a clear sound in falsetto" or "countertenors sing in the same way as baritones, just higher up". [...]

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